Film Studies



Our Film Studies Classes are aimed at all abilities and are informative in a fun and friendly atmosphere.   We look at film clips as well as studying directors and actors and the context of how and when the film was made.

Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge or St Pauls. You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below. We reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.

NEW South Korean Modern Classics

After the worldwide acclaim of Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’, even mainstream audiences have discovered the riches of modern South Korean cinema. Let’s delve into one of the most exciting cinematographies in the world with 5 contemporary masterpieces: ‘The Handmaiden’, ‘Take Care of My Cat’, ‘Right Now, Wrong Then’, ‘Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… And Spring’, ‘Burning’.

  • Mondays 5pm to 6.30pm  Davide Ariasso
  • 5 sessions from 11 January  £105 / £63 N42C  : Online 

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NEW Getting Better with Age

What makes a great older character? A small selection of classic films from the last 20 years that are based on brilliant, memorable senior characters. “The Straight Story”, “Central Station”, “Nebraska”, “Sweet Bean”, “Lucky”.

  • Mondays 5pm to 6.30pm  Davide Ariasso
  • 5 sessions from 22 February  £105 / £63 N42D : Online 

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