Understanding Cinema – MOOC

We’re running Understanding Cinema as a MOOC from May – June this year. If you want to join in at any point, please feel free. The video of our first session can be found below. The upload is a little bit crunchy, so I’m experimenting with other ways to try and improve the feed. The…

Understanding Cinema – Promotional Films

To give you a flavour of the nature of Understanding Cinema and to have a glimpse in to the impact it has had on its participants we’ve prepared a couple of films about the project. Here’s a short film looking at the project:   Here’s a longer, more in depth film of the project:

Final Films Now Online

We’re delighted to announce that the final films from the Understanding Cinema project are up on line on our Vimeo group page.  The page hosts all of the films that we presented at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in June. The work of the participants in this project has been remarkable, and the final films…

Final Films Coming Soon

Our final films from the Understanding Cinema project will be on line in the next week or so.We’ll be hosting the films through a Vimeo group page, so do check in again to see what’s new in the next week or so.  

Sharing of work in Paris

On the 5th of June students from Broughton High, taking part in the Understanding Cinema project and the Cinema Cent Ans de Jeunesse project shared their work with an international audience at the Cinémathèque Française in Paris. Their film, Wednesday, concerning a school shooting, was warmly received by the audience and provoked much discussion afterwards.…