Genre Study: Sci-Fi + The Incredible Shrinking Man
28th November 2018 | BelfastBook Now
|Venue||Queen's Film Theatre
|Tickets||£5 per pupil. Ages 15+|
Wednesday 28th November: 10:00am
This event looks at the ways the future has been imagined in science fiction film. Targeted at MIA and English and Media Studies students, the day will provide an introduction to film genre and the characteristic codes and conventions of science fiction. Significant moments in the genres history will also show how science fiction film, like any other media text, is rooted in contemporary anxieties and issues. The interactive morning session will be supported by clips and materials for the classroom from a wide range of films and followed by an afternoon screening of The Incredible Shrinking Man Cert: PG.
Led by writer, teacher, script editor and story consultant Ian Long. Ian teaches genre workshops for Euroscript. Teacher resource notes will be supplied on the day.
Area of Learning: The Arts, Language and Literacy