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Name Professor Sarah Street
Job title Professor of Film and Foundation Chair of Drama
Department Department of Film and Television University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(Warw), DPhil(Oxon)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Co-editor of Screen and an editor of the Journal of British Cinema and Television.
Keywords British cinema
film costume
set design
film policy
economics of cinema
colour film aesthetics
Areas of expertise I am a film historian based in the Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, Television. I have published widely in the area of British cinema over the last twenty years. My publications include Cinema and State (co-authored with Margaret Dickinson, 1985); British National Cinema (1997; 2nd edition 2008); British Cinema in Documents (2000); European Cinema (Palgrave, co-edited with Jill Forbes, 2000); Moving Performance: British Stage and Screen (co-edited with Linda Fitzsimmons, 2000); Transatlantic Crossings: British Feature Films in the USA (2002), The Titanic in Myth and Memory (co-edited with Tim Bergfelder, 2004), Black Narcissus (I.B. Tauris, 2005) and Queer Screen: The Queer Reader (co-edited with Jackie Stacey, 2007).

My latest book, Film Architecture and the Transnational Imagination: Set Design in 1930s European Cinema, is co-authored with Tim Bergfelder and Sue Harris (2007).

I am currently working on a 3-year AHRC-funded project, The Negotiation of Innovation: Colour and British Cinema, 1900-55.