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13:15 - 13:55 13 November 2014

Lunch Hour Lecture: Short films from a small nation - marketing postwar Denmark

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Claire Thomson, UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society

Fifty years before Borgen hit British TV screens, Danish directors were making films for British audiences. Driven by the need to market Danish produce and culture abroad after World War II, the government funded hundreds of short films in many languages, encompassing topics from pensions to bacon to handicrafts.


Contact

Events Team
+44 (0)20 3108 3841 | events@ucl.ac.uk


Links

click here to watch this lecture live on the day at 1.15pm


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