How Do Films Make Us Feel? Thinking through embodiment and affect

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Invited presentation as part of the Art in Conversation Series, University of St Andrews:

Seminar 12: Cinema
15th of October 2021, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm UK time
We will discuss the cinematic experience from a multidisciplinary point of view, trying to address fundamental issues, such as: How do we cognitively and emotionally engage with films and visual storytelling? Which are the embodied mechanisms that are activated while we watch moving images?
Tim Smith, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, Birkbeck University
Lucy Fife Donaldson, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, University of St Andrews
Period15 Oct 2021
Event titleArt in Conversation: Cinema
Event typeSeminar
Degree of RecognitionNational