Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins is a Northern Irish author and filmmaker. His books include Watching. Real. People. Elsewhere. and The Story of Film. His films - such as I am Belfast, The First Movie, Atomic and The Story of Film: An Odyssey - have won a Peabody Award, the Prix Italia and the Stanley Kubrick Award, and have been shown in MoMA in New York, at the Cannes film festival, and around the world. He is Honorary Professor of Film at the University of Glasgow. He lives in Edinburgh.

Mark Cousins’ documentary The Story of Looking, a perfect companion to his book of the same name, reaches cinemas on the 17 September 2021. Watch the trailer now!

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Take a look around in this 360° video with Mark Cousins, writer of The Story of Looking. “We know that we’ve got love lives, we know we’ve got working lives—but what if we think of our looking life? What does that mean?”

Mark Cousins talks The Story of Looking at Virtual Futures.

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