Michelle Langford

Deputy Director (Teaching Practice), Scientia Education Academy
Senior Lecturer

I am Senior Lecturer in Film Studies and a fellow of the UNSW Scientia Education Academy.

Subject areas

Publications

Books
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Langford M, 2019, Allegory in Iranian Cinema The Aesthetics of Poetry and Resistance, Bloomsbury Publishing, London, https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/allegory-in-iranian-cinema-9781780762982/
2019
Langford M, 2013, Directory of World Cinema: Germany 2, Directory of World Cinema, Intellect (UK), Bristol
2013
Langford M, (ed.), 2012, Directory of World Cinema: Germany, 1, Intellect Books, Bristol
2012
Langford ME, 2006, Allegorical Images Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter, Intellect Books, United Kingdom
2006
Book Chapters
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Langford M, 2018, 'Werner Schroeter's Salome (1971)', in Grundmann R (ed.), Werner Schroeter, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, pp. 78 - 91
2018
Langford M, 2017, 'Two Women', in Jahed P (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Iran 2, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 398 - 400
2017
Langford M, 2017, 'Secret Ballot', in Jahed P (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Iran 2, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 280 - 282
2017
Langford M, 2017, 'Santouri', in Jahed P (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Iran 2, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 169 - 170
2017
Langford M, 2017, 'The Circle', in Jahed P (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Iran 2, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 148 - 150
2017
Langford ME, 2017, 'Majid Majidi', in Jahed P (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Iran 2, edn. Directory of World Cinema, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 70 - 79
2017
Langford ME, 2015, 'Iranian Cinema and Social Media', in Faris DM; Rahimi B (ed.), Social Media in Iran Politics and Society after 2009, SUNY Press, New York, pp. 251 - 270, http://www.sunypress.edu/p-6138-social-media-in-iran.aspx
2015
Langford ME, 2015, 'I'm Ready for my Close-Up Mr Ayatollah! The Ideology of Female Stardom in Iranian Cinema', in Bandhauer A; Royer M (ed.), Stars in World Cinema: Screen Icons and Star Systems Across Cultures, I.B. Tauris, London, pp. 119 - 130
2015
Langford M, 2013, 'Costume Film', in Langford M (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Germany 2, edn. Directory of World Cinema, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 159 - 166
2013
Langford M; Dawson R; Rizo Lenshyn VI, 2013, 'Sport Film', in Langford M (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Germany 2, edn. Directory of World Cinema, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 41 - 52
2013
Langford M, 2013, 'German Cinema and the Genre Film', in Langford M (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Germany 2, edn. Directory of World Cinema, Intellect (UK), Bristol, pp. 6 - 11
2013
Langford ME, 2012, 'Cultural Diversity in Iranian Cinema', in Jahed P (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Iran, edn. Revised, Intelect, Bristol, pp. 258 - 266
2012
Langford ME, 2012, '"Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung: Coming to Terms with the Past"', in Langford M (ed.), The Directory of World Cinema: Germany, edn. 1, Intellect, Bristol, pp. 204 - 215, http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/books/view-Book,id=4789/
2012
Langford ME, 2012, '"German Cinema and the Vicissitudes of History"', in Langford M (ed.), The Directory of World Cinema: Germany, edn. 1, Intellect, Bristol, pp. 6 - 13, http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/books/view-Book,id=4789/
2012
Langford ME, 2011, '"Serenades"', in Beirne R; Bennett J (ed.), Making Film and Television Histories: Australia and New Zealand, edn. 1, I. B. Tauris, London, pp. 252 - 256, http://www.ibtauris.com/Books/The%20arts/Film%20TV%20%20radio/Television/Making%20Film%20and%20Television%20Histories%20Australia%20and%20New%20Zealand.aspx?menuitem=%7BB571EE45-263D-4532-A616-771699D
2011
Langford M, 2008, 'Negotiating the sacred body in Iranian cinema(s): National, physical and cinematic embodiment in Majid Majidi's Baran (2002)', in Coleman EB; FernandesDias MS (ed.), NEGOTIATING THE SACRED II: BLASPHEMY AND SACRILEGE IN THE ARTS, AUSTRALIAN NATL UNIV, pp. 161 - 171, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000291094900016&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2008
Langford ME, 2008, 'Lola and the Vampire: Technologies of Time and Movement in German Cinema', in Bennett B; Furstenau M; Mackenzie A (ed.), Cinema and Technology: Cultures, Theories, Practices, edn. Original, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke & New York, pp. 187 - 200
2008
Langford ME, 1995, 'Film Figures: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Marriage of Maria Braun and Alexander Kluge's The Female Patriot', in Jayamanne E (ed.), Kiss Me Deadly: Feminism and Cinema for the Moment, edn. Original, Power Publications, Sydney, pp. 147 - 179
1995
Conference Presentations
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Langford ME, 2010, 'Dissimulating Dissent: ‘Honest Shadows’ in Asghar Farhadi’s About Elly (2009)', presented at Cinema, Modernity, Modernism FHAANZ, UNSW, Sydney, 30 November 2010 - 03 December 2010
2010
Langford ME, 2008, 'Practical Melodrama: Private Lives and Public Space in Tahmineh Milani’s ‘Fereshteh’ Trilogy', presented at Visual Representations of Iran, University of St Andrews, 13 June 2008 - 16 June 2008
2008
Langford ME, 2006, 'Hidden Histories and Multiple Reactions: Past, Present and Future in the Films of Tahmineh Milani', presented at Telling Stories: The XIIIth Biennial Conference of the Film and History Association, Melbourne, 16 November 2006 - 19 November 2006
2006
Langford ME, 2006, 'Iran and its Others: Locating Cultural Diversity in Iranian Cinema', presented at Transformations Conference 2006: Cultural and the Environment in Human Development, Australian National University, 27 November 2006 - 29 November 2006
2006
Langford ME, 2005, 'Lola and the Vampire: Technologies of Time and Movement in German Cinema', presented at Cinema and Technology, Lancaster University, 06 April 2005 - 09 April 2005
2005
Langford ME, 2005, 'Negotiating the Sacred Body in Iranian Cinema', presented at Negotiating the Sacred 2 Centre for Cross-Cultural Communication,, ANU, 03 November 2005 - 04 November 2005
2005
Langford ME, 2005, 'Becoming-Bodies in Iranian Cinema(s): Majid Majidi’s Baran', presented at Imagining Iran: A Symposium on Iranian Cinema,, School of Media, Film and Theatre, University of NSW, 18 November 2005
2005
Journal articles
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Tisdell C; Balasooriya C; Langford M; Steel A; Velan G, 2019, 'Reflecting on the UNSW Scientia Education Academy: A case study for inspiring educational excellence', Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 9, pp. 232 - 244, http://nus.edu.sg/cdtl/engagement/publications/ajsotl-home/asian-journal-of-the-scholarship-of-teaching-and-learning/v9n2CTisdell
2019
Langford M, 2018, 'Filmsaz iraní dar Berlin: Tashabohat va tafavothaye zendegi shahid sales ba kargardan mihman film “dar ghorbat" [Iranian Filmmaker in Berlin: Similarities and differences of Shahid Sales’s life with guest workers of the film entitled “In der Fremd”]', Farhangemrooz (Iranian journal of Human Science), pp. 110 - 113
2018
Langford ME, 2016, 'Sohrab Shahid Saless: An Iranian Filmmaker in Berlin', Screening the Past, http://www.screeningthepast.com/2016/12/sohrab-shahid-saless-an-iranian-filmmaker-in-berlin/
2016
Langford ME, 2012, 'Tending the Wounds of the Nation: Gender in Contemporary Iranian War Cinema', Screening the Past, http://www.screeningthepast.com/2012/12/tending-the-wounds-of-the-nation-gender-in-contemporary-iranian-war-cinema/
2012
Langford ME, 2010, 'Practical Melodrama: From Recognition to Action in Tahmineh Milani's Fereshteh Trilogy', Screen, vol. 51, pp. 341 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/screen/hjq029
2010
Langford ME, 2010, 'Pasiones y edades de Schroeter', Cahiers du Cinema Rencentres Internationales supplement, vol. 33, pp. XXIV - XXV, http://www.caimanediciones.es/sumario_num33.html
2010
Langford M, 2009, 'Teaching ethnic diversity with film: Essays and resources for educators in history, social studies, literature and film studies', Journal of Popular Film and Television, vol. 37, pp. 148 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01956050903218182
2009
Langford ME, 2007, 'The Hollywood System', Australasian Journal of American Studies, vol. 26(1), pp. 95 - 109
2007
Langford ME, 2007, 'Iran and its Others: Locating Cultural Diversity in Iranian Cinema', International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, vol. 6, pp. 151 - 158
2007
Langford ME, 2007, 'Allegory and the Aesthetics of Becoming-Woman in Marziyeh Meshkini`s The Day I Became a Woman', Camera Obscura, vol. 64, pp. 1 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/02705346-2006-019
2007
Langford ME, 2003, 'Alexander Kluge', Senses of Cinema, http://archive.sensesofcinema.com/contents/directors/03/kluge.html
2003
Langford ME, 2003, 'Werner Schroeter', Senses of Cinema, http://archive.sensesofcinema.com/contents/directors/03/schroeter.html
2003
Other
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Langford M, 2018, Cinemaye zede realisti adamhaye matrood va biganeh [The Anti-realistic Cinema of Exiles and Foreigners], Tehran, Iran
2018
Langford ME, 2013, The Blue Angel, Intellect, Bristol
2013
Langford ME, 2013, Pandora's Box, Intellect, Bristol
2013
Jahed P (ed.), 2012, Iron Island, Intelect, Bristol
2012
Jahed P (ed.), 2012, Baran, Intelect, Bristol
2012
Jahed P (ed.), 2012, A Time for Drunken Horses, Intelect, Bristol
2012
Jahed P (ed.), 2012, Blackboards, Intelect, Bristol
2012
Jahed P (ed.), 2012, Colour of Paradise, Intelect, Bristol
2012
Jahed P (ed.), 2012, Mainline, Intelect, Bristol
2012
Langford M (ed.), 2012, "Palermo or Wolfsburg", Intellect, Bristol, http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/books/view-Book,id=4789/
2012
Langford M (ed.), 2012, "The Student of Prague", Intellect, Bristol, http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/books/view-Book,id=4789/
2012
Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
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Langford M, 2017, Allegorical Emblems and Semantic Slippage in Buddha Collapsed out of Shame, Audiovisualcy, London, Digital video, Published: 27 June 2017, Duration: 09:20, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://vimeo.com/groups/audiovisualcy/videos/223369024
2017
Langford ME, 2017, Music, Camera and Mise-en-scene in La La Land, Audiovisualcy, London, Digital Video, Published: 26 June 2017, Duration: 00:07:10, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://vimeo.com/groups/audiovisualcy/videos/221060517
2017
Langford ME, 2010, Critical voice-over commentary, Madman Entertainment, Melbourne, Australia, Editor(s): Madman Entertainment, Video, Published: 2010, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.madman.com.au/catalogue/view/10621/the-power-of-emotion
2010
Langford ME, 2009, Veronika Voss in the BRD Trilogy by R. W. Fassbinder Critical voice-over commentary, Madman Films, Melbourne, Audio Recording, Published: 2009, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
2009
Reports
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Langford ME, 2011, A Year of Triumph and Tragedy: Iranian Cinema and the First Iranian Film Festival Australia (IFFA), Senses of Cinema of Incorporated, http://sensesofcinema.com/2011/festival-reports/a-year-of-triumph-and-tragedy-iranian-cinema-and-the-first-iranian-film-festival-australia-iffa-2/
2011
Langford ME, 2009, Teaching ethnic diversity with film, Heldref Publications
2009
Langford ME, 2009, Displaced Allegories: post-revolutionary Iranian cinema, Senses of Cinema of Incorporated
2009
Langford ME, 2007, `Shadows, specters, shards`: Making history in avant-garde film, Journal Film Video
2007
Langford ME, 2007, Iranian Cinema Looks Inward: The 25th Fajr International Film Festival, Senses of Cinema of Incorporated, http://sensesofcinema.com/2007/festival-reports/fajr-iff-2007/
2007
Langford ME, 2006, Paula Rabinowitz, Black & White & Noir: America`s Pulp Modernism, Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association
2006