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7 September 2007

Hammer Horror course

Hammer Horror course

Hammer fans in Northern Ireland might be interested to learn that the Institute of Lifelong Learning (ILL) at Queen's University Belfast is running a course on Hammer Horror films as part of its autumn schedule. The course, 'Hammer Horror and the British Film' is being run by Robert Simpson (BA, MA) on Tuesday evenings, 7pm - 9pm from 25th September. Early booking for the course is recommended.

Participants in the course can sit a voluntary assessment to gain CAT points which can be transferred for use in other qualifications. The ILL specialises in courses for those who have not been in an educational environment for some time, and is open to all.

Any questions about the course can be emailed to hammer@avalard.com

From the course description:

Horror sells; Hammer Films Ltd were the most successful independent British film company. This course explores Hammer's cinema and examines the British film industry through Hammer's output. Key films such as 'The Curse of Frankenstein', 'Dracula', 'The Quartermass Xperiment', 'The Plague of the Zombies' will be explored, alongside discussion of genres, stardom, censorship and publicity. There will also be 2 field trips replicating period cinema going experiences providing a context for the marketing and exhibitions of the films (dates and times will be discussed at the first class).

10 CATS Points (Level 1)
Concession Fee: £52.00
Full Price: £70.00

Full details of the programme can be found here.

Online applications can be made by clicking here.

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