Mitch Parry


BA, MA (Western Ontario)
Associate Teaching Professor

Fine Arts Building 125
By appointment: 250-721-7952

Areas of research

  • Film aesthetics, apocalyptic film, international cinema, documentary, avant-garde film, slow cinema

Brief biography

Mitch Parry studied at the University of Western Ontario (now Western University), with a Master's thesis on depictions of consciousness in the films of Sergei Eisenstein and the fiction of James Joyce. He has taught Film Studies at UWO, Concordia University and the University of Victoria, and has held a variety of menial positions on film and television productions.

He has written two books of poetry, both published by Goose Lane Editions, and a novella published by Anvil Press. His poetry and reviews have appeared in The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, Event, Prairie Fire, Grain and Pottersfield Portfolio, and most recently in the collection I Found It At The Movies: An Anthology of Film Poems. He has also contributed several articles to critical filmographies of South American and Canadian cinemas.