July 1, 2024

Reading Recommendation: “Farewells and Departures: Age in Cinema”

As our society continues to age, the depiction of the “Third Age”—the period of life after retirement—takes on increasing significance. “Abschiede und Aufbrüche: Das Alter im […]
March 20, 2024

Ageing, masculinity and national stardom: Sancho Gracia and the old cowboys in 800 balas

In the study of ageing and gender in contemporary European cinema that the research project AGE-C is undertaking, one of the key lines of questioning is […]
February 20, 2024

Generic hybridity and ageing discontents: a balance between comedy and drama in Vivir dos veces

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 […]
December 18, 2023

No country for old moviegoers? New data show Italians over 60 seem disenchanted with film theatres.

As the fourth anniversary of the outbreak of the Covid pandemic approaches, Europe finally seems to have entered an endemic stage of cohabitation with the virus. […]
October 25, 2023

AGE-C Teams Collaborate at University of Warwick for Study Day on French Screen Comedy

At the face of decline: Ageing as comedy in contemporary French cinema On Saturday 14th October, members of the French and English team of the AGE-C […]