Flashback Friday Film Festival: An Introduction to the University from 1999

What says Dundee better than panpipes? Watch this rather bizarre but undeniably unique introduction to Dundee and its University produced to a soundtrack that can at best be described as soothing. It is interesting to see what has changed and what hasn’t; there are slightly different residencies, libraries and DUSA / ISE buildings but much…Continue Reading Flashback Friday Film Festival: An Introduction to the University from 1999

Flashback Friday Film Festival: Annual Report 1991

This week’s Flashback Friday Film Festival from the University Archives is all about ‘Discovering the Future’ in 1991. Introduced by Professor Michael Hamlin, Principal of Dundee from 1987-1994, the film focuses on the research strengths of the University in the early 1990s. We hear from Professor Philip Cohen about the world-leading biochemistry work which continues…Continue Reading Flashback Friday Film Festival: Annual Report 1991

Flashback Friday Film Festival: Rona and Raasay

For the first of our Flashback Friday Film Festival from the University Archives we’re going back nearly 90 years. The film has been set to music by Steven Gellatly, with many thanks to him, https://www.stevengellatly.com/. In the early 1930s Professor Alexander David Peacock, University College Dundee’s Professor of Natural History from 1926-1956, led a number of…Continue Reading Flashback Friday Film Festival: Rona and Raasay

Review of ‘The Invisible Man’ (Dir: Leigh Whannell; Universal Pictures, 2020)

Today on the #DundeeUniCulture blog we are sharing this fantastic review of a recent film adaptation of H.G. Wells’s classic novel The Invisible Man, written by University of Dundee’s very own Dr Keith Williams. Keith teaches Wells at Level 4 UG and on our Science Fiction Master’s – find out more about the course by…Continue Reading Review of ‘The Invisible Man’ (Dir: Leigh Whannell; Universal Pictures, 2020)

Signs Meanings Riddles: Film into Poetry – Experimental Writing Workshop (online)

The Cooper Gallery has still got a few spaces open for this Thursday’s upcoming writing workshop led by Poet and Writer Jane Goldman. Please see below for information on how to sign up for this experimental poetry workshop, being held via Zoom on 28 May between 5-7pm. Signs Meanings Riddles: Film into Poetry Workshop led…Continue Reading Signs Meanings Riddles: Film into Poetry – Experimental Writing Workshop (online)

Screening & In Conversation Event – Riddles of the Sphinx: Thursday 21 May

The Cooper Gallery has just released details of an incredibly high-profile screening and in-conversation event with acclaimed filmmakers Laura Mulvey and Margaret Salmon. It takes place next Thursday, 21st May and you can read all of the details about the event below! Screening & In-conversation | Riddles of the Sphinx Laura Mulvey and Margaret Salmon Thursday…Continue Reading Screening & In Conversation Event – Riddles of the Sphinx: Thursday 21 May

#WellTogether: Dundee Isolation Film Festival

As part of #WellTogether Week, we wanted to share with you ‘Dundee Isolation Film Festival’, a night for collectively enjoying the best of Dundee’s own moving image work, even while stuck in quarantine! University of Dundee PhD Researcher and Filmmaker Christopher Gerrard will be hosting this fantastic online event in association with Creative Dundee on…Continue Reading #WellTogether: Dundee Isolation Film Festival