- Film Spectatorship: from Plato’s Myth of the Cave to the Present DayCourse Date: Fri 25 Jun 2021
Location on this date: OnlineThis course will provide a brief introduction to the history of film spectatorship, tracing its origins in the silent era up to the present day. Plato’s myth or allegory of the cave has been a useful starting point for a number of theorists of film spectatorship and the course will examine the continuing relevance of Plato’s text for the cinematic experience. The course will explore a number of films in detail, including Il Conformista/The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci 1970 Italy), The Truman Show (Peter Weir 1998 US), Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore 1998 Italy), The Matrix (Wachowskis 1999 US) and others.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- Seminal films of the 1970sCourse Date: Fri 11 Jun 2021
Location on this date: OnlineThis course looks at some of the ground-breaking films of the 1970s, considering them not only as important works of cinema, but as part of the wider cultural and political shifts taking place in society. Drawing from Europe, Britain, Africa, Australia and America, it shows how filmmakers of the 1970s continued the explorations—aesthetic, political, personal—that took root in the previous decade.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £97.00
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