Representation in British Cinema: CHILDREN OF MEN

Recommended for AS Film, AS Media and equivalent.

Capacity: 158 places.

This event will explore the key concept of representation. Issues of gender, class and ethnicity in British Cinema will be considered alongside the representation of contemporary social issues in a ‘futuristic narrative’. The event will include a full screening of CHILDREN OF MEN. Suitable for both AS Media and AS. Examples will be taken from a range of film extracts to complement the main screening.

Led by Roy Stafford, Freelance Film Lecturer

Screening: CHILDREN OF MEN 15
Director: Alfonso Cuarón, UK/USA/Japan, 2006, 109 mins

No children. No future. No hope. In the year 2027, eighteen years since the last baby was born, disillusioned Theo becomes an unlikely champion of the human race as he is asked by his former lover to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as soon as possible. In a thrilling race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miraclethe whole world has been waiting for.

This event will also take place at FACT, Liverpool on Thu 22 November 2007. Please contact FACT to book  (08707 583217/