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Read moreAbout the author: Theresa Mottram is the director of The British Film Institute (BIFI) and the UK’s leading independent film academy.
She has been involved in the film industry for more than 40 years and is currently the Head of the Film Institute at London’s School of the Art Institute of London.
Her work has been published in The Independent, Film Comment, The Times Literary Supplement, The Film Inquiry, and The Independent Film Awards.