Habilitated lecturer (MCF HDR), Département Cinéma & Audiovisuel, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, France
Sylvie Rollet is habilitated lecturer in Film Studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University. She is jointly responsible for “Theaters of Memory”, an inter-university research program (Paris 3/Paris 1/Paris 8) on the cinema. Her research focuses on the relationship between cinema and the memory of collective catastrophes of the twentieth century. Author of Une éthique du regard: le cinéma face à la Catastrophe, d’Alain Resnais à Rithy Panh (2011), “Voyage à Cythère”: la poétique de la mémoire d‘Angelopoulos (2003). She has also directed two collections of essays: Théâtres de la mémoire, mouvement des images (2010) and Angelopoulos au fil du temps (2007). She has published hundreds of articles devoted, in particular, to the works of Hungarian, Russian, Caucasian and Balkan filmmakers.