August 16, 2023

On importance of representation of elderly women in media

Prioritizing the representation of elderly women in media and cinema serves as a vehicle for social change, offering new perspectives on aging, gender roles, and personal narratives. This shift not only enriches artistic expression but also fosters a more inclusive and compassionate society that values individuals across all stages of life.
August 15, 2023

Have You Seen These Women? – Cultural specificity and the (In)visibility of Old Age across Film Cultures – public lecture

Image credit: “Have You Seen This Woman?”, directed by Matija Gluscevic and Dusan Zoric, produced by Čarna Vučinić, 2022. Free in-person public lecture by our team […]
June 26, 2023

Too old for this screen? The double standard of ageing on screen – public lecture

Image credit: photographed by Kateryna Hliznitsova for Unsplash Free in-person public lecture by our team members Prof. Francesco Pitassio and Dr. Gloria Dagnino, Università degli Studi di […]
June 26, 2023

Mothers (as) grandmothers in recent European (small national) cinemas – public lecture

Image credit: “Woman at War” directed by Benedikt Erlingsson, produced by Slot Machine, 2018. Mothers (as) grandmothers in recent European (small national) cinemas: figures of authority, […]
June 26, 2023

Understanding Old Age and Visibility: A Dialogue between Gerontology and Cinema Studies – public lecture

Image credit: photographed by Charles Fair for Unsplash A kick off panel discussion with our team members, film scientists Prof. Dr. Vinzenz Hediger and Dr. Asja […]