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Jim Marshall Auditorium

BFI presents KS5 French Study Day

Contemporary and New Wave Cinema for KS5 French, with screening of La Haine (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995)
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To book, either call The Stables box office on 01908 280800 (check opening times) or email

This event is intended for teachers and students only.

This study day is aimed at helping KS5 French students develop their film analysis skills and build a deeper understanding of the styles and themes of key set texts on the AQA, Edexcel and Eduqas specifications.

Conducted in French, the morning will consist of a clip-based presentation introducing the concepts of the French New Wave, highlighting key films of the movement such as The 400 Blows and using scene analysis to reveal to how it influenced the style and themes of contemporary French films such as La Haine (1995) and Entre Le Murs (2008).

By exploring key scenes and applying textual analysis, students will have the opportunity to learn about film language, gain a deeper understanding of the set text and expand their vocabulary.

The study day includes an afternoon screening of La Haine (Kassovitz, 1995)

Hosted by Muriel Huet, Education Consultant, Filmmaker, and French language specialist.

£12.50 per student; £1 per adult accompanying every 5 students; for any additional adult the student rate applies; £40 for teachers attending without students. Schools which have over 20% of students receiving free school meals should ask about a discount when booking. Email to find out more.

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