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17 Film Studies Courses at Workers Educational Association (WEA, Adult Learning)

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Focusing on the cinema of heavy promotion and high expectation - we examine a selection of ‘big pictures’ to understand more about the key factors surrounding their productions. Putting focus on the...more

Duration: 10 weeks

Intermediate

No Qualification

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What makes you laugh – and why? This course will explore the diverse types of humour and how jokes and funny moments are constructed. Each week a different aspect of humour will be analysed: ranging from...more

Duration: 8 weeks

No Qualification

From£52
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The course will examine British cinema by examining films over the years in the following categories: The history film – how it has celebrated British achievement but also criticised social conventions...more

Duration: 7 weeks

Beginner

No Qualification

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This course will explore how country houses and gardens have been used in feature films and in particular, their role and identity in the story. We will examine first what is meant by a country house and...more

Duration: 8 weeks

No Qualification

From£55

Part-time day
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The course will give an overview of his career, highlighting: the early wartime films (In Which We Serve) adaptations of Dickens (Great Expectations) exploring Englishness (Brief Encounter, Hobson's...more

Duration: 1 day

No Qualification

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Part-time day
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This course aims to sharpen students' critical faculties regarding films. We'll be examining “British” films from 1950 up to the present day. These include quota quickies; war films; Ealing comedies;...more

Duration: 12 weeks

Intermediate

No Qualification

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Part-time day
From£138.60

This course is a great opportunity to fuse our love of both film and art. As the course goes along we will not only look at the images from the films but we will be listening to the soundtracks and...more

Duration: 12 weeks

Beginner

No Qualification

From£138.60

How did a suburb consisting of orange groves become the centre of the world's film industry? Even today, our notion of cinema is still influenced by the films produced in Hollywood between 1920 and 1960....more

Duration: 7 weeks

No Qualification

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This course aims to take part in a free filmmaking environment, looking at experimental and creative ways to make films. Members will be given the opportunity to play freely with ideas and concepts,...more

Duration: 10 weeks

Beginner

No Qualification

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Part-time day
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This 5-week course explores films made by and set in countries around the Mediterranean, giving an insight into national cinemas from the region and at the same time exploring the ongoing attraction...more

Duration: 5 weeks

No Qualification

From£48.45
From£14.60

This course aims to investigate how the migration of film creatives to Hollywood in the inter-war years profoundly affected the American film - in particular, the thriller genre known as 'film noir'. In...more

Duration: 1 day

Beginner

No Qualification

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This course will look at film and society in postwar Britain, from the 1940s through to the early 1960s. We will explore how people's hopes for a reconstructed Britain were represented on film and also...more

Duration: 6 weeks

Intermediate

No Qualification

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The 60s were an exciting time for the British cinema. We will be viewing and discussing a variety of films which in some sense characterise the times. The se will include not just 'revolutionary' movies...more

Duration: 6 weeks

No Qualification

From£46.20

Part-time day
From£52.50

This course aims to sharpen students' critical faculties regarding films. We'll be examining films, recent or classic, which have received critical acclaim. Each session will concentrate on a specific...more

Duration: Variable

Beginner

No Qualification

From£52.50

Part-time evening
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The David Lean taster course will give an overview of the distinct stages of his career, highlighting: the early wartime films, adaptations of Dickens, exploring Englishness, the historic epics and the...more

Duration: 1 day

No Qualification

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This course aims to explore the links between literature, film, and social history. We will read a text closely; be it poem, novel, film or painting. We will then examine its literary and historical...more

Duration: 11 weeks

No Qualification

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This course aims to provide a basic knowledge and encourage further interest in the topic and appreciate its significance to us in the present. Post war film comedies as an insight to British society's...more

Duration: 7 weeks

No Qualification

From£49