Filming the Personal, Close-Up cinema, London

Filming the Personal, Close-Up cinema, London

21st April 2016

I have curated a film programme with Sally Waterman, which explores the dynamics of paternal relationships and will include My Private Life II, the split screen version of My Private Life. This event is held in association with the Moving Image Research Centre at University of East London and features work by the curators, as well as Duncan Cowles, Anthea Kennedy, Theresa Moerman, John Smith and Alia Syed.

Book at Close-Up cinema


Visible Evidence XXII Documentary Conference

While I was in Toronto in August at the Visible Evidence XXII Documentary Conference I was interviewed for the Rogers TV Macedonian Channel about my film Next Year in Lerin, the film about Macedonian refugees from the Greek Civil War.  The link is and the link to the interview itself here.

London Feminist Film Festival

The Border Crossing
Screening at the London Feminist Film Festival on Sunday December 2nd at 4pm at Hackney Picture House, 270 Mare St, London, E8 1HE in a programme about memory. A panel discussion follows the screening. Tickets on sale from 2nd November.
Please note for your diary if you missed previous screenings:

Award for The Border Crossing

The Border Crossing won a prize at the Athens Ohio, International Film and Video Festival, Ohio, USA. This festival has been going for over 30 years and is run by the fantastic Ruth Bradley so I am especially pleased.

The Border Crossing screening at Athens, Ohio Film Festival

If you are in or near Athens, Ohio, USA today Monday 16th April The Border Crossing will be showing in the Athens Film and Video Festival at the Athena cinema at 3pm local time!!

Wish I could be there!!

Not Reconciled screening at South London Gallery Wednesday 18th April at 7pm

Not Reconciled will be showing at South London Gallery next Wednesday 18th at 7pm as part of Truth, Dare or Promise art and documentary revisited conference at Goldsmiths on 20th and 21st April.

Also screening is work by Miranda Pennell, Minou Norouzi and Max Schleser. More screenings at South London Gallery on 19th.

details and booking

to register for the conference which is FREE:

The Border Crossing

The full version of The Border Crossing is now up on Vimeo put up by the Annual Program Without Frontiers.

Truth, Dare or Promise – art and documentary conference

Truth, Dare or Promise, a conference revisiting art and documentary, will take place on 20th and 21st April 2012.

Co-organised by Royal Holloway, University of London, University of East London and University of Ulster. Taking place at Goldsmith’s, University of London.
NAB LG01 – (new Academic Building, LG is Lower Ground Floor)
NAB is 2 on the PDF Campus Map to be found at


In addition there are screenings at the South London Gallery, 18th and 19th April, starting at 7pm, cost £5/ £3 conc. Booking essential 020 7703 6120

Speakers include:

John Ellis, Professor of Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London,

Babette Mangolte, artist/ filmmaker

Miranda Pennell, UK artist filmmaker:

Zineb Sedira, Algerian/French filmmaker based in London:

Eyal Sivan, Israeli filmmaker and author

Max Schleser, German filmmaker and founder of Mobile-mentary:

Ann-Sophie Dinant, associate curator, South London Gallery, London:

Adam Kossoff, UK artist and filmmaker:

Clare Binns, Picturehouse cinemas:

Minou Norouzi, Video artist and curator of Sheffield Fringe:

Daniel Jewesbury, filmmaker and curator:

Planned by

Gail Pearce, installation artist/ filmmaker, Royal Holloway, University of London

Cahal McLaughlin, filmmaker, University of Ulster

Jill Daniels, filmmaker, University of East London