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Revisited articles by, or about Mamoun

In Conversation – Lindsay Anderson and Mamoun Hassan

In May 1973, just after the release of Lindsay Anderson’s O Lucky Man, London University Audio Visual (LUAV) filmed a conversation/interview with Lindsay Anderson and me. O Lucky Man was the focus of the interview, which was part of an LUAV planned series of interviews with leading figures of the time. The results would be kept in a kind of time capsule and would not be released until fifty or a hundred years later. The project was abandoned early on.

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Archive articles from Sight and Sound Magazine

We have just posted interviews with Mamoun that were published in Sight and Sound in 1979 & 1981.

Both interviews were by Penelope Houston the editor of Sight and Sound.

The interview in 1979 was conducted after Mamouns appointment to the NFFC (National Film Finance Corporation) and in 1981, revisiting what had happened after a change of government and huge changes in the industry.

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Bill Douglas – revisited

Bill Douglas (Photograph – Jane Bown)

We have just posted the article Mamoun wrote after Bill’s death, which appeared in Sight and Sound in 1991. It can be read here.

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‘Journalism and literature use words – are they therefore the same kind of writing?’

British Cinema

Sight and Sound, Spring 1984, listing prominent contributors

Mamoun’s article from Sight and Sound Spring 1984, has just been uploaded – its observations as relevant today as they were then. You can read it here.

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