Languages and Film

  • Wednesday 24 February 2016
  • From 14:00 to 17:00
  • Venue: Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building, Room G31

Programme

Arrival from 13:15 if campus tour booked, from 13:30 otherwise.

  • 13:15 - Optional campus tour
  • 13:30 - Registration
  • 14:00 - Welcome with student ambassadors
  • 14:10 - Lecture: What can we really learn about a culture through a film?
  • 14:30 - Workshop 1 Interactive workshops (students grouped according to languages being studied at AS/A2)
  • 15:20 - Break
  • 15:30 - Workshop 2 Interactive workshops (students grouped according to languages being studied at AS/A2)
  • 16:20 - PlenaryFeedback surveys
  • 17:00 - Depart

Workshops offered for each language

German

  • 14:30 - Das Leben der Anderen (Sara Jones)
  • 15:30 - Im Westen nichts Neues (Nick Martin)

French

  • 14:30 - Les débuts du cinema and the passive (Edward Boothroyd)
  • 15:30 - Cinema techniques illustrated with Les Choristes, Amelie, La Haine and Truffaut (Sophie Gavrois)
    AS: activities on giving one’s opinion on film scenes (vocabulary on cinema)
    A2: comparing cinema adaptations of a novel based on the observation of film techniques

Spanish

  • 14:30 - Almodóvar and Constructing Gender in Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios (Rosa Sanchez)
  • 15:30 - The Spanish Civil War in cinema: El laberinto del fauno and La lengua de las mariposas (Frank Lough)