Saturday Lecture: Film Studies - Shakespeare On Film

Ref: C2419124

Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big screen since the beginning of cinema - by leading directors and actors from across the world. This lecture explores some of the key adaptations through film history

Course aim

An illustrated lecture exploring key adapatations of Shakespeare's plays from around the world

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Participants will get an overview of Shakespeare adaptations on screen
  • Participants will get an insight into the process of adaptation
  • Participants will get an insight into different cultural expressions

How will I be taught?

  • This is an illustrated lecture with plenty of film clips plus background, context and information provided plus opportunities for questions and comments

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Saturday Lecture: Film Studies - Shakespeare On Film Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

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  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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