European Studies Yale

1981: European Cinema in the Age of Solidarity and Thatcherism

December 4 - 6, 2014
Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street.

A film conference centered around 1981-1982, a high time in European cinema, which ultimately led to significant shifts in the geopolitical complexion of Europe: the institution of martial law in Poland; the death of Leonid Brezhnev; and the accession of Francois Mitterand in France.