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Leicester Cinema History
This public exhibition, housed in the DMU Heritage Centre, ran from February to May 2017. It charted the development, decline and resurgence of Leicester's cinema culture through a large map displaying the cinemas within ...
Windows on the World: Memories of European Cinemas in 1960s Britain
During the 1960s, European cinema became increasingly available to British audiences. The expansion of university film societies and arthouse cinemas meant that domestic and US productions, which made up the vast majority ...
Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain: Recontextualising Cultural Anxiety
Memories of British Cinema
Fleapits and Picture Palaces
This 25-minute documentary, produced collaborative by members of the Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, explores the history of cinema-going in Leicester and its surrounding area. Connecting trends in ...
Hammer's Monsters: A Screen Bestiary
This public exhibition, housed in the DMU Heritage Centre, ran from October 2016 to October 2017. It displayed materials from the Hammer Script Archive held by the Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre at ...
1950s Science Fiction Cinema’s Depersonalisation Narratives in Britain
Depersonalisation narratives in 1950s sf cinema have most frequently been understood as reflections of American anxieties about Soviet infiltration and subversion. However, these films were also popular in Britain, where ...
A Night at the Cinema in the 1960s
Using the findings and data of the AHRC-funded 'Cultural Memory and British Cinema-going of the 1960s' project, this immersive theatre performance recreated the experience of visiting a cinema during that decade. Bringing ...