A taste of film
Time: 13:30 - 16:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: HF234
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
This is a chance to get a taste of what film studies courses are like at City Lit. You also can learn about forthcoming film courses in our programme, starting in January 2022.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Forthcoming film courses in term two - January - April 2022.
Discussion of some of the key areas in film studies.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Demonstrate a knowledge of some of the key areas in film studies
• Begin to think about film critically
• Begin to decide which film courses you might like to take.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is suitable for all levels and you do not require any particular skills - just an enthusiasm for film and discussing film.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Screenings of extracts from films, talks by the tutor, reading materials, small and large group discussions.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You will require a pen and paper (or laptop/device). The tutor will provide all other materials.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Please see other film studies courses on our website at www.citylit.ac.uk/History, Culture and Writing, Film Studies.
Jon Wisbey teaches film at City Lit and Morley College. He was for many years a committee member and vice-chair of Chelmsford Film Club, screening contemporary and classic world cinema releases. He has an MA in Film Studies from the University of East Anglia. His teaching focuses on classical and post-classical Hollywood, European cinema, British cinema, film noir and horror cinema.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.