Rosie Taylor

Rosie Taylor is a film programmer, historian, artists, and Co-Director/ Co-Curator at South West Silents. She has worked as Assistant Curator and a Board Director at Afrika Eye Film Festival, and Assistant Curator and head of Digital Media at Slapstick Festival (Bristol). Rosie is a recipient of the John Brabourne Award and a 2013 Graduate of the Giornate del Cinema Muto Collegium. She produced Afrika Eye’s tour of Siliva the Zulu (1927) with a live score in 2014, co-produced Slapstick Festivals 2016 Way Out West programme, and she is a specialist in the Western film genre.


Muriel Box
Posted on Mon 17 June 2019 by Rosie Taylor
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Alice Guy-Blaché and Muriel Box were cinema innovators working in very different eras and yet, both women fought against the odds to take their ambition to the top and become prolific storytellers for the big screen, archivist and curator Rosie Taylor writes.
Posted on Mon 27 June 2016 by Rosie Taylor
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With a brilliant cast of exciting characters, a wonderful story, iconic costumes, sets and spectacular colours, The Wizard of Oz (1939) has become one of the most popular and...
Posted on Fri 24 June 2016 by Rosie Taylor
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As Afghanistan teeters on an unpredictable future, A Flickering Truth unwraps the world of three dreamers, the dust of a hundred years of war and the restoration of 8000 hours...
Posted on Tue 14 June 2016 by Rosie Taylor
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Stanley Kubrick is famed for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), and A Clockwork Orange (1971). Rarely is his...
Posted on Sat 11 June 2016 by Rosie Taylor
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A Japanese film starring David Bowie as a prisoner of war might at first sound like an odd idea, but the lesser known Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1983) was, and still is,...