Researchers' Tales: Sir Christopher Frayling on Film Research

In this second part of the BFI National Library’s Researcher’s Tales interview, Sir Christopher Frayling shares his thoughts on the practice of film research. Beginning with the dominance of theory for early students of film studies, and culminating in hints and tips for aspiring film scholars, Frayling's enthuasiam for his subject is palpable. Whether criticising those publications deemed “gushing” or praising the efforts of the BFI Library as the epicentre of film research, this engaging talk reveals some fascinating insights into contemporary film research.



 

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