National Conference on Cinema and Folklore

Organizer: Department of Media Studies, St.Thomas College, Thrissur, Kerala – In Association with
6th International Folk Film Festival of India
(1 to 5 January 2023)

About the Conference

  • When: 4 & 5 January 2023
  • Call for Papers
  • Selected papers will be published as an anthology with ISBN

Registration fee Rs: 1000 which include entry to all conference sessions, 6th International Folk Film Festival of India screenings, lunch, tea and snacks on both conference days

Conference Themes

  • Myth, Folklore and Cinema
  • Film as contemporary Folk art
  • Contemporary Cinema and Posthumanism
  • Cinema and Visual Culture
  • Emerging screen cultures
  • Screen adaptations of popular myths and history
  • Alternative Histories and Cinema
  • Gender and representation in Cinema
  • Phantoms, Spectres and Vampires: The politics of fear
  • Moving image journalism and representation of the Folk
  • Urban Folklore and Cinema
  • Folk Literature, history and narratives.
  • Folk music and performances
  • Documentaries, animated movies and folklore
  • Theorizing folkloristic

Abstracts of papers in 150 words with keywords and contact details (e-mail, Phone number, institutional address) are to be send through the Google form attached or before 15 December 2022

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