11 February 2019 | 20:00

Screening: 'Spero Xex' by Mark.DeValk

  • Doors: 19:00
  • Start time: 20:00
  • Entrance: donation welcome

The film's thematic is characterised by political purpose, a relationship to existing source material & the desire to let an idea dictate the means by which the film comes into being/focus. Disruption of an audience’s experience as a continuous, seamless narrative. Improvisational picture/sound editing; interweaving the political and the personal.


presentation on the subject matter history/context that underpins the film's premise




Dr Mark de Valk is a senior lecturer on the BA (Hons) Film Production programme at The University of Winchester, UK. Mark specialises in independent film production across narrative, documentary & experimental forms, with a focus on the essay filmmaking practices.

Mark completed his PhD in film practice at Oxford Brookes University. His research & cinema interests include: Polticized Torture on screen; The Subjugated Body; State Power & Control; Social-Justice, Third Cinema; Transgressive & Essay filmmaking practices; New Hollywood.