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Mary Wild

Library Assistant for Reader Services

Mary Wild is a part-time library assistant in the Reader Services team at the BFI Reuben Library. Her duties consist of assisting library patrons in the Edwin Fox Foundation Reading Room, preparing material in advance for group study visits as well as other library duties such as book repairs and processing of new acquisitions. 

Outside of the BFI, she is a film researcher and creator of the PROJECTIONS public lecture series, applying psychoanalytic theory to film interpretation. She has delivered courses at City Lit, Freud Museum and SAE Institute, teaching cinematic representations of femininity, identity, love, horror and dystopia, helping students to identify themes that enrich the viewing experience and broaden the horizons of aspiring filmmakers.

Articles by Mary Wild

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  • Marilyn: the icon

    Was Marilyn Monroe, as photographer Bert Stern declared, ‘the first American goddess – our goddess of love’? 

    Friday, May 29, 2015


  • 10 great Christmas films

    From an early archive treasure to some perennial modern favourites, these are 10 of the best Christmas movies for festive viewing.

    Thursday, December 11, 2014


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