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Seán Martin
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Writer, Filmmaker. History, heresy and long takes.
Writer, Filmmaker. History, heresy and long takes.

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Tarkovsky's VGIK Films Reconsidered
My article, 'The Stilyaga from Siberia: Tarkovsky's VGIK Films Reconsidered' is now available on Academic.edu. In English, this time. It's slightly revised (3 paragraphs longer) than the Portuguese translation that appeared in January of this year for the B...

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The Girl Who Got onto the Ferry in Citizen Kane: Poems
I have won a Templar Portfolio Poetry Award, which will see Templar Poetry  publishing my first official pamphlet of poems, The Girl Who Got onto the Ferry in Citizen Kane, in a few months' time. A few of the pieces have been published before: the title poe...

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International Association for Comparative Mythology 2017 Conference
The International Association for Comparative Mythology's 2017 Conference takes place in Edinburgh 8-11 June. All welcome. More details can be found at www.compmyth.org . Poster by Ollie Benton

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Tarkovsky: Eternal Return in Brazil
My essay 'The Stilyaga from Siberia: Tarkovsky's VGIK Films Reconsidered' has now been published (in Portuguese). It's in the catalogue of the retrospective Andreï Tarkovski: Eterno Retorno , which ran at the Cine Humberto Mauro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, b...

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The Stilyaga from Siberia
I have a new essay on Tarkovsky, 'The Stilyaga from Siberia: Tarkovsky's VGIK Films Reconsidered', publishing in the not too distant future. The paper has been written for a Tarkovsky retrospective that is happening in Brazil. More details as and when...

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Last Storyteller screening in Edinburgh 17.02.17.
Louise Milne will introduce Des Bell's film The Last Storyteller on Friday 17th February 2017, at 1300 at the University of Edinburgh (50 George Square, G.03). Des Bell will be present for Q&A. All welcome.

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Two New Films Premiere at Alchemy
Louise Milne's Mnemosyne and Seán Martin's A Priest from a Different Land will receive their world premieres at the Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival that takes place in the fabled Scottish Borders town of Hawick in March. Louise's film screens as part...

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Dear Friends,
Every day, 91 Americans are killed with guns.
We are turning this beautiful country into a War Zone.
Together, let's bring back America, the green land of Peace.
The death of a loved one is a hollowing experience.
After 36 years, our son Sean and I still miss him.
Yoko Ono Lennon
8 December 2016
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