Leila Wimmer

Leila lectures in film and television for the School of Computing and Digital Media.

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Leila Wimmer


  • BA Communications and Audio-Visual Production, London Guildhall University
  • MA History of Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck College, University of London
  • PHD, Film and Television Studies, The University of Warwick


  • Leila's research interests include French cinema, especially gender, sexuality and the canon; film criticism and cinephilia; issues of historical reception and interpretation; cross-national stardom, cult film and taste formation. 

Modules currently and recently taught:


  • Cinema and Nation in European Film
  • International Film Stardom
  • Film, Gender and Sexuality 


  • Film Reception and Interpretation
  • French Cinema: History and Aesthetics
  • The French New Wave
  • New American Cinema
  • Film History 
  • Film Theory 

Email: l.wimmer@londonmet.ac.uk

Tel: +44(0)20 7320 4182