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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

 

Dr Isabelle McNeill

Position(s): 
College Lecturer
Department/Section: 
French
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
(+44) (0)1223 332509
College: 
Location: 

Trinity Hall 
Trinity Lane 
Cambridge  
CB2 1TJ

About: 

Isabelle McNeill specializes in French cinema and theory, with a particular interest in the relation of film/moving image media to cultural memory, as well as the impact of new media on film theory and practice. Her current research is on questions of home and belonging in recent French and Francophone film.

She is the author of Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era (Edinburgh University Press, 2010) and the co-editor of Transmission: Essays in French Literature, Thought and Cinema (Peter Lang, 2007).

Her publications include essays on virtual homes, Godard's Éloge de l'amour and on memory and the city in contemporary French film. Isabelle McNeill is Philomathia Fellow in French at Trinity Hall.

She is also co-founder and trustee of the Cambridge Film Trust, which runs the Cambridge Film Festival.