Ian Christie (film scholar)

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Ian Christie FBA (born 1945) is a British film scholar. He has written several books including studies of the works of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Martin Scorsese and the development of cinema.[1] He is a regular contributor to Sight & Sound magazine and a frequent broadcaster.[1] Christie is Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck, University of London.[1]

Selected bibliography

  • The Art of Film: John Box and Production Design (Wallflower, 2009) ISBN 978-1-905674-94-7 [2]
  • A Matter of Life and Death (BFI, 2000) ISBN 978-0-85170-479-1 [3]
  • Gilliam on Gilliam (Faber, 1999) [ed.]
  • Scorsese on Scorsese (Faber and Faber, 1996 - revised edition) [ed. with David Thompson], 4th edition due in 2010.
  • The Last Machine: Early Cinema and the Birth of the Modern World (BBC/BFI, 1994) ISBN 978-1-86000-094-2 [2]
  • Arrows of Desire: the films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (Faber and Faber, 1994 – revised edition) ISBN 978-0-571-16271-0 [4]

Audio Commentaries


  1. ^ a b c "Researcher's Tales Ian Christie". BFI.org.uk. Retrieved 2010-09-25.
  2. ^ a b WorldCat
  3. ^ WorldCat
  4. ^ WorldCat

External links

  • Official website
  • Ian Christie on IMDb
  • Birkbeck profile
  • MA in Film, Television and Screen Media and Birkbeck College, University of London
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