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PhD Students

Centre for Film and Screen


Emilija Talijan


Emilija Talijan is an AHRC-funded PhD candidate exploring the presence of noise in contemporary European art cinema.  Her project brings to the fore shifts in sensory connections, from viewing to listening, evident in contemporary film practice, and demonstrates how noise has been used by filmmakers to reflect on the political and social meanings that attach to different bodies.


‘What utopia would feel like’: Lars von Trier’s Dancer in the Dark’, Screen, Volume 58, Issue 3, 1 September 2017, Pages 332–348,

'Les Petits Bruits': Little Noises and Lower Volumes in Catherine Breillat's Romance (1999) and Anatomie de l'enfer (2004)', Studies in French Cinema, First View,

Screenings and Events

The Annual Cambridge Festival of Ukrainian Film 2020

11 November 2020

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Ukrainian Institute London invite you to escape the woes of the second lockdown and immerse yourself in experiences beyond your borders - from a mystical thriller about life in the Chornobyl Zone, to a powerful documentary that follows a young footballer who fights for her dreams against...