From page to screen: Adaptations

Ref: C2419901

This 5-week course will explore film adaptations, covering translations from page and stage to screen, adaptations from film to film, transposing films from one continent and culture to the other and across time. We will look at different versions of the same work, homages and variations.

Course aim

a 5-week film course exploring film adaptations

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • have explored a range of films from different eras and countries
  • have explored cultural influences of key literary and cinematic works
  • have practised film analysis

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

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?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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From page to screen: Adaptations

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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