Male stars are getting older in Hollywood.
American viewers over 50 would like to see more authentic portrayals of ageing on screen.
A CNC study explains why older audiences are not back yet in cinemas.
AGE-C fosters public discourse on aging and gender in European cinema by curating festival programs for different famous international venues.
AGE-C aims to foster a public discourse on aging and gender in European cinema by curating festival programs for different famous international venues.
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AGE-C will contribute towards a better understanding of how the demographic shift toward a “greying continent” poses a challenge for cultural policy as well as social, economic and health policy.
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AGE-C contributes towards a better understanding of how the demographic shift toward a “greying continent” poses a challenge for cultural policy as well as social, economic and health policy.
Within the joint lecture with Prof. Dr. Vinzenz Hediger entitled “Have You Seen These Women? Cultural Specificity and the (In)visibility of Old Age Across Film Cultures”, my presentation made use of Kathleen Woodward’s understanding of “invisibility” and “hyper-visibility” of older women (2006), Margaret Gullette’s concepts “aged by culture” and “progress narrative” (2004) as well as Judith Butler`s understanding of performativity...
When taking into consideration the production of European films about ageing in the twenty-first century, one of the potential avenues for exploration is the engagement of films with genre. How are films with ageing characters or that deal with themes on ageing articulated through genre? Which are the most common genres and how are some of the more common themes...
Preparing for my November conference at the Cornelia Goethe Center in Frankfurt was a perfect opportunity to revisit one of my favorite films from last year, Joanna Hogg’s The Eternal Daughter, through the lens of the AGE-C project. The Eternal Daughter is some sort of follow-up to Hogg’s autobiographical diptych The Souvenir (2019-2020), in which Honor Swinton-Byrne, Tilda Swinton’s daughter,...