The Ailing City

A Screening Series Hosted by the Ephemeral Cities Research Group

This event is now finished. We would like to thank everyone who attended and took part. The screenings generated some very lively debate and discussion. Thanks for joining the conversation.

Click on the links below to access short introductions on the theme of illness in each of the five films we screened:

Diagnosing the City: Malady and Metaphor in Cléo de 5 à 7 (France, 1962)
Cléo from 5 to 7

Displacement and Addiction in Gegen die Wand (Germany, 2004)

Spaces of Urban Emergency Care in Code Black (USA, 2013)

Memory and Lament in Muisteja: Pieni elokuva 1950-luvun Oulusta (Finland, 2013)
Remembrance – A Small Movie About Oulu In The 1950s

Crime Prevention and Future Cities in Minority Report (USA, 2002)

Generously funded by the UCL Joint Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies (JFIGS)