Germany - through the eyes of the camera

Ref: C2228427

Uncover a historical journey of Germany’s past through the lens of the camera. The German film industry was Hollywood's greatest rival at the start of the 20th century. From early documentary cinema and the early silent films in the 1920s to contemporary film exploring Germany’s place in a global world, this course takes you on a journey through Germany's past through a study of its incredible film industry.

Course aim

On this German film course, you'll gain further insight into Germany's rich history through filmmakers' portrayals of Germany throughout the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Describe how, at least one film, provides insights into German history.
  • Critically analyse a range of films using basic film terms.
  • Present ideas to the group and take part in group discussions.
  • Identify the key issues portrayed within at least one film discussed.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. Please bring pens and a notepad to take any notes you wish to make in class.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Germany - through the eyes of the camera

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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