London & Film

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    London & Film

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    British Studies, Communication, Film Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Module description
    This module will introduce you to the world of London and British Cinema. You will explore London as a film set, whilst also gaining an understanding of some significant debates within film studies, spanning from 1896 to the present day.
    With a concentration on several themes- Victorian London, Wartime to Swinging London and London: The Global City- this module will provide you with an insight into the culture and history of British Cinema and London. Through exploring the cities historical streets, museums, galleries, parks and buildings, you?ll mature from city visitor to city dweller.
    Film details for this year?s module will be published soon. Films studied in previous years include Fast and Furious 6, Paddington and Notting Hill.
    Whether you?re studying film or media at university or just have a passion for movies and British Cinema we would be delighted to welcome you this summer.
    What you?ll get from this course:
    *Weekly film screenings
    *Access to London-based resources such as the BFI Southbank and Mediatheque, museums, galleries and libraries
    *London walks and visits to key institutions and film locations
    Teaching pattern
    Film screenings
    Seminars and Tutorials
    London walks and visits to key institutions and film locations
    Private Study
    Module assessment
    One essay of 2500 words (75%)
    One log book of 1000 words (25%)

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