Professor Ian Christie FBA

Film and Media Studies

Elected 1994

Current post

Anniversary Professor of Film and Media History, Birkbeck, University of London

Past appointments

Birkbeck College University of London Professor of Film and Media History

Jan 1999 -


The last machine: early cinema and the birth of the modern world

Published in 1994

Eisenstein rediscovered

Published in 1993

Arrows of desire: the films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Published in 1985

The British Academy 10-Minute Talks: Can watching films be good for us?

3 Jun 2020 The British Academy on YouTube

Having taken part in a large empirical study of film viewing across the UK in 2011, Ian Christie will identify some of the benefits, including unexpected ones, that we may gain from viewing films.

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