Film Studies Courses in London

From science fiction to horror, classics to contemporary films, explore a variety of film genres and approaches, and share your thoughts.
  1. Films and filmmakers in European cinema

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore films and filmmakers in European cinema from the 1920s to the present day and consider their contributions to its history and development while also thinking about a range of critical approaches to European cinema.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  2. An introduction to European cinema

    An introduction to European cinema

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will introduce you to key themes in, and ways of thinking about, European cinema, including national cinema, authorship, art cinema, popular cinema, new waves, critical responses to European cinema and European film history.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £48.00

  3. Creature features: classic monster movies from the golden age of horror and science fiction cinema

    Creature features: classic monster movies from the golden age of horror and science fiction cinema

    Course Date: Sat 4 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    View and discuss classic creature features from the 1920s to the 1950s and explore their various presentations of the monster and the monstrous along with ways of thinking about the genre. It's alive!
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  4. Surrealist cinema

    Course Date: Tue 7 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Approaching the oeuvre of surrealist filmmakers including Luis Bunuel, Jan Svankmajer, David Lynch, Guy Maddin, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Alain Resnais – a study of subversive cinema that unlocks the mind’s creative potential by overcoming unconscious repression.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. How to read a film: a beginners' guide to cinema

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to know how to read a film? This course introduces you to ways of understanding and thinking about cinema through a range of films, past and present, from Hollywood, European and East Asian cinema.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £48.00

  6. The whole history of Hollywood: scandals, stars, studios and style

    The whole history of Hollywood: scandals, stars, studios and style

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Hollywood’s golden age to the present, an entire universe beginning at Sunset Boulevard before double-crossing Mulholland Drive. Hollywood history defined the contours of postwar America. View and discuss Hollywood genres, dreams, stars, scandals and studios.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

  7. Masters of cinema: Lynn Ramsey

    Course Date: Sat 25 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We need to talk about Lynne Ramsay, the most celebrated British filmmaker of a generation that includes Clio Barnard, Carole Morley and Andrea Arnold. Technique and themes common to her four feature films from Ratcatcher to You Were Never Really Here.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  8. Masters of cinema: Luis Bunuel

    Course Date: Sun 26 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course explores the immense influence of Buñuel’s films on World cinema. We will experience his visionary approach to filmmaking and storytelling by showing his brilliant and scandalous films.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. Rom-coms: from Bringing up Baby to Crazy Rich Asians

    Course Date: Sun 2 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The rom-com genre has given audiences some of the most moving and entertaining moments in motion picture history. What can we learn from the representations of relationships on the big screen? What do these films suggest regarding our societal expectations about men and women? Explore the tropes, characterization and deeper messages of films such as Bringing Up Baby, When Harry Met Sally, 27 Dresses and Crazy Rich Asians.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  10. Masters of cinema: Jean-Pierre Melville

    Course Date: Sat 8 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Melville was a father figure for French new wave directors and like those filmmakers he developed a personal style that reflected a love of cinema itself. Explore Melville's key works, including six classic gangster films.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  11. An introduction to East Asian cinema

    Course Date: Fri 14 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore films and filmmakers in east Asian cinema since 1945, and consider the key movements and developments in the cinema of the region along with a range of critical responses to east Asian cinema.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £48.00

  12. The double in cinema

    Course Date: Tue 25 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the double in cinema as revealing a personality split and acting as a metaphor of emotional conflict. Featured titles: The Man Who Haunted Himself, Black Swan, L’Amant Double, Dead Ringers, Another Earth, Vertigo.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £48.00

  13. Film technique and style: visions of light

    Film technique and style: visions of light

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Behind the scenes, technique is the way meaning is created in films, where the director ends and the cinematographer or editor begins. Deep focus in Welles, the light in 'Oliver Twist' - all collaborating to influence narrative and audience response.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  14. Powerful women of the cinema: five actors who redefined screen acting

    Course Date: Mon 1 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will combine biography with dazzling film clips of five international actresses who reconceived screen acting in their times, creating powerful personae that have shaped screen history to this day.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

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