Harding & His Camera
Film Block: D Cinema: LAB 2 Date: 01.03.18 Time: 4.45-6.15 PM
Harding & his Camera
Director: Rob Eagle
Runtime: 12 mins
Genre: Documentary / LGBT / Men
An ambiguous ‘love story’ documentary told through the 1930s archive of a British archaeologist who took a camera on his digs in the British Mandate for Palestine and fell in love with his Bedouin assistant.
Rob Eagle is an in-house film-maker at University College London, where he works with academics and students to turn their work into short films. He has worked in broadcast television and his photos and films have been used widely in the media, including the New York Times, The Guardian and Al Jazeera. He is currently working on his first feature-length documentary on the history of a gay leather fetish group in London. He has just begun a Ph.D in interactive documentary filmmaking, focusing on virtual reality with the i-Docs group at the University of the West of England in Bristol.