Screening for Children
Expanding experiences through film
Screening for Children is an European-wide conference for everybody working with children and film. The conference focus on how to screen and discuss film for and with children in order to engage children in film. This conference will focus on what could be called cinema literacy and how to engage children in film and its history.
Education professionals at venues and cinemas, film festivals, educational projects, school cinema professionals, distributors and producers.
At Filmhuset in Stockholm, Sweden.
Program will be updated during summer.
The program will feature both swedish and international speakers and all will be in english.
During the day you will be able to take part of lectures and discussions of different character.
Confirmed lecture themes:
- Contextualization of Film - Making film and film history meaningful for a younger audience
- Dangerous film: Sex, violence and politics - The child and difficult subject matter
- Whose perspective? - The truth and the camera
- The future and role of the children film festival
- Attractive arthouse cinema - How to make the art house cinemas attract a young audience
- Fostering creativity - Making more of the film experience
- Reaching the Gatekeepers - How to reach the children and make them part of the decisions
- Elisa Giovannelli, Head of Educational Department & Young Audience Programming
Cineteca di Bologna, Italy
- Florian Deleporte, Manager Studio des Ursulines and Benshi website
- Karen Lury, Professor of Film and media studies
Glasgow University, Scotland
- Malena Janson, Assistant professor in Film studies and film critic specializing int children's culture
- Heta Mulari, PhD, Finnish Youth Research Society
- Petra Slatinšek, Film Education & Young Audiences Programme Manager
Kinodvor, Ljublana, Slovenia
- Remke Oosterhuis, Artistic Director, Fantastic Children's Film Festival
Also representatives from these organisations:
- BUFF, Children film festival, Malmö, Sweden
- Cnema, Cinema in Norrköping Sweden
- Koulukino, School cinema, Finland
September 19 (tuesday)
18.00 Screening: Le Roman de Renard (1930)
Classic stop motion animation that influenced Wes Anderson. Free of charge for those who has booked it. An arrangement together with the Swedish Film Institute Cinematheque.
19.00 Welcome Dinner (for those who have bought the dinner-ticket)
September 20 (wednesday)
09.00 - 17.00 Conference
17.00 Mingle & drinks (Included)
18.00 Screening: Hugo & Josefin (1967)
Swedish masterpiece of lyrical cinema for children. Celebrates 50 years and is shown digitally restored. Free of charge.