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Professor of Film Studies, Chair of European Film and Co-director of B-Film: The Birmingham Centre for Film Studies, University of Birmingham

Rob Stone is Chair of European Cinema and Professor of Film Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK, where he co-directs B-Film: The Birmingham Centre for Film Studies. He has published widely on European, Spanish, Basque, Cuban and independent American cinema and is the author of Spanish Cinema (2001), Flamenco in the Works of Federico Garcia Lorca and Carlos Saura (2004), Julio Medem (2007) and Walk, Don’t Run: The Cinema of Richard Linklater (2013, 2nd edn 2017). He also co-authored Basque Cinema: A Cultural and Political History (2016) and Cine Vasco (2016) with Maria Pilar Rodriguez, and co-edited The Unsilvered Screen: Surrealism on Film (2007) with Graeme Harper, Screening Songs in Hispanic and Lusophone Cinema (2013) with Lisa Shaw, A Companion to Luis Buñuel (2013) with Julián Daniel Gutiérrez Albilla, Screening European Heritage (2016) with Paul Cooke and The Routledge Companion to World Cinema (2017) with Paul Cooke, Stephanie Dennison and Alex-Marlow-Mann. He is founding editor of Routledge’s Remapping World Cinema book series and co-editor with Dunja Fehimović of the annual Screen Arts issue of the Hispanic Research Journal.