Professor Will Higbee Inaugural Lecture

 Cinéma-monde: The Transnational Reach of Moroccan Cinema

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LT1, Queen's Building - University of Exeter, Streatham Campus, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, EX4 4QH

10th May 2017 from 17:30 to 18:30

Running time: 60 minutes

Professor Will Higbee of the Department of Modern Languages will give his inaugural lecture entitled Cinéma-monde: The Transnational Reach of Moroccan Cinema.

Since the late 1990s, Moroccan cinema has emerged as one of the most dynamic national cinemas within Africa and the Arab world. Through an analysis of film festivals as alternative distribution networks, the (cultural) politics of international co-production and the key contribution made by filmmakers from the Moroccan diaspora, this lecture will examine to what extent the rise of Moroccan ‘national’ cinema has been shaped by its transnational dimension.

The talk will be followed by a drinks reception in Queen's Cafe, from 18:30-20:00.


This event is free. To book a space, please email or call 01392 726315/4231.


Click here to find out more about Professor Higbee and his research.