BCM289: Film Festivals and Global Cities

Cosmopolitanism?

WATCH: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/talktojazeera/2012/02/2012218133940306474.html

Reading:

https://film6430.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/stringer_global-cities-international-film-festival-economy.pdf

Take down 5 key points in regards to film festivals.

How might film festivals connect to the idea of cosmopolitanism?

In the age of the internet and Netflix, why has there been such a huge growth in festivals in the last 10 years??

Film Festivals:

History of the Cannes Film Festival WATCH:

WATCH:History of the Sundance Film Festival:

http://video.foxnews.com/v/2103782825001/?#sp=show-clips

The Simpsons do Sundance

The Simpsons – Nelson Muntz Life Blows Chunks

Springfield Film Festival

Springfield Film Festival Part 2

 

Film Festivals in Australia:

Next Wednesday 11 October at Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul! Top Dog Film Festival

Dog Film Festival USA

Why so many?

Do you attend any?

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