I delivered teaching on two undergraduate modules in the department of film
studies at King's College London.
On Film History: 1945-1980, I taught c.60 students the histories of national film movements including Italian neorealism, Indian Parallel Cinema, the French New Wave, the British New Wave, the Czechoslovakian New Wave, and New Hollywood.
On Introduction to Film Studies: Contexts, I introduced c.40 students to critical and theoretical issues in film studies, including realism, cinematic ontology, genre, feminist film theory, stardom, and animation.
On Film Theory II, I introduced c.20 students to different theoretical approaches to film, including film semiotics, postcolonial theory, gender studies, queer theory, critical race theory, trans theory, Deleuzian film theory, film phenomenology, technics, and meontology.
I have also lectured on a Screen Industries module at the University of Brighton; here I combined my professional knowledge of cinema marketing with critical and historical issues around film exhibition as an industry.
Talks, Discussions, and Compèring
I was the head programmer of Eyes Wide Open Cinema from 2015-2018. In this position I curated one-off screenings and seasons including Queer Dreams, Snap: Pioneers of American New Queer Cinema, and Nazra: Queer Arab Lives on Film.
I was the Brighton Marketing Co-Ordinator for the Curzon Artificial Eye releases A Fantastic Woman and 120 BPM.
I was the Production Manager for the 2017 CINECITY Film Festival, Brighton.