Dr James Newton’s short film The Empty will be screened in the ‘thriller’ category as part of the RATMA Film Festival in Keighley in Bradford, West Yorkshire, on October 8th. It has also been selected as part of the inaugural Two Cliffs International Film Festival in Ramsgate, and will be screened in the ‘local film’ category on October 14th.

James, Senior Lecturer in Digital Media, shot The Empty in a single day across locations in Canterbury. More information about the film is included in the following blog post – https://jamesedwardnewton.com/2016/01/15/the-empty-2016/

For more details on the Two Cliffs Film Festival visit: http://www.twocliffsfilmfestival.co.uk/
James Newton is Senior Lecturer in Digital Media Theory and his research interests include anarchism in popular culture, radical communities (and the role of digital media in shaping them), political cinema, horror and exploitation, westerns, and documentary. His PhD thesis, entitled The Anarchist Cinema, was completed in 2015. He has previously taught film studies at the University of Kent, film and video production at East Surrey College, and media production at South Kent College