Eleftheria Rania Kosmidou is a Lecturer in Film Production at the University of Salford. In her work Rania studies European civil war films, cultural memory, Brechtian cinema and cinematic modernisms, the cinema of Theo Angelopoulos and contemporary Greek cinema. She has published on the above subjects in journals, edited collections and in her monograph European Civil War Films: Memory, Conflict and Nostalgia (Routledge 2013; 2016). Rania has presented her research in many international conferences. She is currently writing her second monograph, a book on Yorgos Lanthimos for Palgrave, editing a book for Routledge on intangible cultural heritage, and editing a special issue on film and realism.