Saturday Morning Lecture: History on Film

Ref: C2420871

In this 2-hour lecture, we will be looking at a number of historical films to explore how history has been presented on celluloid, and how cinema has contributed to making history.

Additional information about this course

This course is not supported by the Education Skills Funding Agency and does not have a fee waiver but concessions may be available - contact the Branch for further details.

Course aim

This illustrated lecture explores the historical film genres

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • At the end of the lecture, I will have been introduced to a number of films about history
  • At the end of the lecture, I will have explored the genre of the historical film
  • At the end of the lecture, I will have explored films in their context

How will I be taught?

  • this is an illustrated lecture with plenty of film clips

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • This is a one-off lecture; there will be a feedback survey at the end

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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Saturday Morning Lecture: History on Film

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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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