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Public lecture, Autumn 2019

“Old and new German films”


Wednesday 16 October, 7.15 pm (doors open 7pm)


In the Council Chamber, Borough Council Offices, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB


Speaker: Dr Helen Hughes, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, University of Surrey

Last updated: September 22, 2019


Dr Hughes will talk about what makes German films German, illustrating her lecture with examples from old and new German films.


Do stay for a glass of wine afterwards


Free Admission


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Helen Hughes studied for her BA in German and Linguistics and PhD in Austrian Literature at University College London, and joined the Department of Linguistic and International Studies at the University of Surrey in 1994, becoming Senior Lecturer in Film Studies in the School of Literature and Languages in 2015.

Her research has engaged with documentary studies, German-language cinema, and environmental humanities. She is the author of Green Documentary (Intellect, 2014), has edited and translated other works and also published several articles and chapters.

She is currently working on a book with the working title: Radioactive Documentary.

For more info, see her UoS webpage.