Research

RESEARCH
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AGE-C conducts research on ageing and gender in European cinema.

Film

Programs

PROGRAMS
& EVENTS
 

AGE-C fosters public discourse on aging and gender in European cinema by curating festival programs for different famous international venues.

Film

Programs

AGE-C aims to foster a public discourse on aging and gender in European cinema by curating festival programs for different famous international venues.

PROGRAMS
& EVENTS

Discussions

AGE-C highlights cultural representation and film as forces of social participation, inclusion and empowerment.

DISCUSSIONS
& LECTURES

AGE-C Quiz time

WORKING &
POLICY PAPERS

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.

Working &
Policy Papers

Working

WORKING &
POLICY PAPERS

& Policy Papers

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.

 

Latest News

Becoming-woman in one`s Heimat. The performance of gender and age in Bettina Oberli`s Late Bloomers

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...

Ghosts of Futures Past: Revisiting The Eternal Daughter

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,...