Short Dickens film festival

Event organised in June 2012

Short Dickens film festival

Organised by LARCA research centre, Victorian Persistence, The British Embassy and The British Council

11-13 June: A Tale of Two Cities (1958) and Great Expectations (2011)
Speakers and round table after film showings

UFR d’Etudes anglophones
10, rue Charles V
75004 Paris
Room: A50

http://ukinfrance.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/our-embassy/public-diplomacy/010-dickens-film-festival

A Tale of Two Cities, Ralph Thomas, 1958

11 June:
5 pm – 7.30 pm: A Tale of Two Cities (Ralph Thomas, 1958, starring
Dirk Bogarde and Dorothy Tutin)
141 minutes/2hr 21 minutes
Post-film talk: Colin Jones, (Queen Mary College, President of the
Royal Historical Society), Josephine McDonagh (King’s College, London,
Professor of English), editors of  Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two
Cities and the French Revolution, Palgrave Studies in
Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture.
Session hosted by Sara Thornton (University of Paris-Diderot)

Colin Jones, (Queen Mary College, President of the Royal Historical Society), Josephine McDonagh (King’s College, London, Professor of English)

Miss Havisham

12 June:
Great Expectations (Brian Kirk, Sarah Phelps, 2011, starring Gillian
Anderson, Ray Winstone, David Suchet, Douglas Booth)         2 x 50
minutes (Parts 1 & 2): 1hr 40 mins
Part 1: 5pm-6pm
Part 2: 6.15-7.15pm
2 x 50 minutes (Parts 1 & 2): 1hr 40 mins
Post-film talk and discussion: Florence Bigo (University
Paris-Diderot), Clémence Folléa (University Paris-Diderot) and Sara
Thornton (University Paris-Diderot) on adapting Miss Havisham  to the
screen: an  afterlife

Great Expectations by Brian Kirk and Sarah Phelps, 2011, starring Gillian Anderson as Miss HavishamClémence Folléa (Université Paris Diderot), Florence Bigo (Université Paris Diderot)

Fire, Chanya Butto, 2012

13 June:
5 – 5.20pm: Dickens Shorts (3 x 5 mins (80 000 Xmas lights, Fits &
Starts of Restlessness, Fire): 15 mins
5.30pm-6.30pm Great Expectations (Brian Kirk): 1 x 50 minutes (Part 3)
6.40-7.40 pm: Post-film talk and discussion: Deborah Cartmell (De
Montfort University, Leicester, UK), Kamilia Elliott (Lancaster
University, UK) and Ariane Hudelet (University of Paris-Diderot) on
film adaptations and adapting Dickens.

7.45pm: Film festival drinks

Deborah Cartmell (De Montfort University, Leicester, UK), Kamilia Elliott (Lancaster, UK)Ariane Hudelet (Université Paris Diderot), Deborah Cartmell (De Montfort University, Leicester, UK), Kamilia Elliott (Lancaster, UK) and Julia Handelman-Smith (British Council)

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