Film studies

Enjoy a fresh look at big screen classics, ground-breaking titles and cult favourites featuring a cast of iconic names, former stars and the men and women who called the shots.
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  1. 3-D cinema in big screen projection

    Course Date: Mon 4 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In 1953, 3-D was Hitchcock’s 'Dial M for Murder'. Now it’s 'Hugo', 'Gravity' and 'The Walk' (tightrope between the Twin Towers). Watch the best 3-D films in 3-D on our new projection system to enjoy an enhanced educational experience.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £35.00

  2. 3D movies in big screen projection: Hitchcock to Scorsese

    Course Date: Sat 21 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    3D is part of any filmmaker’s toolkit to put you into the action. 3D specs provided, along with history and thrills. Films screened in 3D include 'Dial M for Murder', 'Hugo' and 'The Walk' (tightrope walk across the Twin Towers).
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. A beginners' guide to cinema: how to read a film

    Course Date: Sat 17 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get to grips with a range of different film styles and extend your film-critical vocabulary by viewing and analysing passages from films old and new from around the world.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  4. A golden age of British cinema: the 1940s

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The 1940s saw major developments in British films and filmmaking matched by record numbers of cinema-goers. Explore a range of films, and themes such as realism and melodrama, in this golden decade of British cinema.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  5. A psychoanalytical approach to film

    Course Date: Tue 10 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to psychoanalysis for film interpretation, exploring iconic works by directors including Darren Aronofsky, Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch. Freudian and Lacanian themes will be identified in cinema, engendering a more enriched viewing experience.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £44.00

  6. A psychoanalytical approach to film: an introduction

    Course Date: Sat 3 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A one day introduction to psychoanalysis for film interpretation, exploring iconic works by directors including Darren Aronofsky, Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch. Freudian and Lacanian themes will be identified in cinema, engendering a more enriched viewing experience.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. Afternoon cinema: current films and new releases

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Be inspired by the best films of the year! This course coincides with the wave of new films released for Bafta/Oscar awards season, offering a weekly what's on, discussion and screenings to provide you with a definitive list of films to watch and enjoy.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £79.00

  8. An introduction to film: from the classical era to contemporary cinema

    Course Date: Fri 3 Nov 2017 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introductory course explores film from the 1930s to the present day, looking at Hollywood cinema, classical and post-classical film, European cinema, art cinema, popular cinema, key movements and concepts including genre, spectatorship and authorship.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £44.00

  9. An introduction to film: from the development of cinema to 1930

    Course Date: Fri 13 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introductory course explores film to around 1930, looking at early film, the development of narrative cinema and the classical Hollywood style, as well as European film movements and styles, and the impact of sound.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £44.00

  10. An introduction to film: the development of cinema to 1930

    Course Date: Fri 22 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introductory course explores film to around 1930, looking at early film, the development of narrative cinema and the classical Hollywood style, as well as European film movements and styles, and the impact of sound.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £44.00

  11. Apocalypse now: the method and madness of the 1970s

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore how the blockbuster spectacle 'Apocalypse Now' embodies the spirit of the New Hollywood – the era of filmmaking in which the auteurs took over the studio system.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £26.00

  12. Art cinema

    Course Date: Fri 13 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With its distinctive look and appeal, the art cinema offers an experience quite unlike that of mainstream film. Explore its style, history, development and cultural function through a range of films, filmmakers and critical responses.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  13. Aspects of European cinema since 1945

    Course Date: Sat 5 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    View and discuss a range of films and filmmakers from 1945 to the present day, and explore critical approaches to European cinema, including national cinema, new waves, authorship, art cinema and popular cinema.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  14. Charlie Chaplin: the philosophy of a comedy genius

    Course Date: Tue 8 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Charlie Chaplin rose to fame during the silent film era. We will highlight his iconic ‘Tramp’ screen persona featured in 'Modern Times', 'City Lights' and 'The Kid' – and the philosophical implications of this world-famous character.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £13.00

  15. Christopher Nolan: dystopian dreams and hidden hopes

    Course Date: Tue 25 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Christopher Nolan is one of the 21st century’s most successful filmmakers. This course focuses on the philosophical themes of dystopia, hope and morality contained in his most recent releases: The Dark Knight, Inception and Interstellar.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £13.00

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