Genre Case Study: Is Science Fiction a genre?

Recommended for A2 Film, A2 Media and equivalent.

Capacity 158 places.

The event will trace the development of science fiction as a category in genre criticism. It will introduce students to contemporary genre theory through a discussion of the overlapping of science fiction with horror and the thriller and the changing status of the genre within mainstream and independent cinema. Using a range of film extracts, the event will address the concerns of A2 modules in Media Studies and Film Studies (all specifications).

Led by Roy Stafford, Freelance Film Lecturer.

This event will also take place at FACT, Liverpool on Mon 25 February 2008. Please contact FACT to book (08707 583217/