German Cinema: Past And Present (German Culture Workshops)

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 30 Conc £11 Full £30 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 10:00 - 14:00 1 MAC 16/11/2019 16/11/2019 CWGER03

What will the course cover?

This course introduces you to the history of German cinema. We will not only explore the famous pioneers, German Expressionists, various waves both past and present and their key players - behind and in front of the camera -, style, technique and editing developments, but also analyse and discuss the impact of cinema from its early beginnings up to current releases.

Who is the course for?

This course is for everyone with an interest in film, the history of film, the cultural impact and power of cinema as well as narrative and image in general.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

This is an overview course and you do not need any particular knowledge, experience or skills.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

- Gain a better understanding of the history and various waves in German cinema in a wider cultural context - - Develop a new perspective on German cinema and perhaps read and interpret films with fresh insights.

How is the course organised?

The course is organised in an interactive seminar format with tutor presentations, visual illustrations, we will analyse a variety of film clips and images, Q&A and invitation for open group discussions.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

No preparation or outside work is required.

How will my progress be assessed?

There is no assessment, but you are encouraged and welcome to actively participate.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

You may wish to learn more about visual art, acting or German culture. Please visit our website to find more information about the huge range of classes and courses on offer.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

None. Bring your enthusiasm and curious mind. Resources and handouts will be provided by the tutor. A pen/pencil and notebook for making notes are of course always useful.

What support is available?

Participants will have access to a Google Classroom website for further reading material and links to interesting topic related websites.