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ECFA Conference Stockholm

Borgvägen 1-5, Stockholm
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September 20, 2017
09:00 - 17:00
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September 20, 2017
09:00 - 17:00

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.

Who attends
Education professionals at venues and cinemas, film festivals, educational projects, school cinema professionals, distributors and producers.

At Filmhuset in Stockholm, Sweden.
Borgävgen 1-5.
Read more under Information about how to get there.

Program features both swedish and international speakers and all will be in english.

You can look at the full program under Schedule.

During the day you will be able to take part of lectures and discussions of different character.

Confirmed lecture themes:

  • The Child in film
  • Contextualization of Film - Making film and film history meaningful for a younger audience
  • Fostering creativity - Making more of the film experience
  • Dangerous film: Sex, violence and politics - The child and difficult subject matter
  • Whose perspective? - The truth and the camera
  • Values of art cinema
  • Attractive arthouse cinema - How to make the art house cinemas attract a young audience
  • Reaching the Gatekeepers - How to reach the children and make them part of the decisions



Confirmed speakers:

  • Anna Söderberg, Film educator, Cinema Zita, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Elisa Giovannelli, Head of Educational Department & Young Audience Programming 
    Cineteca di Bologna, Italy
  • Florian Deleporte, Manager Studio des Ursulines and Benshi website
    Paris, France
  • 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
    Stockholm, Sweden
  • Heta Mulari, PhD, Finnish Youth Research Society
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Petra Slatinšek, Film Education & Young Audiences Programme Manager
    Kinodvor, Ljublana, Slovenia
  • Remke Oosterhuis, Artistic Director, Fantastic Children's Film Festival
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sanna Lenken, Director 

    Also representatives from these organisations:

  • BUFF, Children film festival, Malmö, Sweden
  • Cnema, Cinema in Norrköping Sweden
  • Koulukino, School cinema, Finland



Schedule Overview

September 19 (tuesday)

18.00 Screening: Le Roman de Renard (1930)
Classic stop motion animation that influenced Wes Anderson. Free of charge for those attending the conference.
An arrangement together with the Swedish Film Institute Cinematheque. Tickets available for pick-up at the Film House from 17.30.

19.00 Welcome Dinner at the restaurant at Filmhuset  (for those who have bought the dinner-ticket)


September 20 (wednesday)

09.00 - 17.00 Conference at the Film House

17.00 Mingle & drinks (Included)


Bookable until
Conference: Screening for Children (Sep 20)
19 Sep 2017 (23:59)
30.00 EUR
Welcome Dinner (Sep 19)
15 Sep 2017 (23:59)
30.00 EUR