Course: History on Film, Film on History 2

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Course title History on Film, Film on History 2
Course code KHI/HOF2
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Huška Jakub, Mgr.
  • Somer Tomáš, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Parma Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kalous Antonín, doc. Mgr. M.A., Ph.D.
Course content
Martin Luther, the beginning of the Protestantism and its perception in the film. 22. 2. Introductory lecture 1. 3. John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (USA 1984, 75') 8. 3. Jan Hus (Czechoslovakia 1954, 115') 15. 3. John Hus (USA 1977, 55') 22. 3.Martin Luther: The Reluctant Revolutionary (USA 2003, 2x55') 29. 3. Martin Luther (USA 1953, 105') 5. 4. Luther (Germany 2003, 124') 19. 4. La Reine Margot (Queen Margot, France 1994, 2x81') 26. 4. The Last Valley (GB 1971, 125') 3. 5. Čest a sláva (Honour and Glory, Czechoslovakia 1968, 84')

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Homework for Teaching - 24 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course familiarises a student with the perception of history through a film that is the most powerful factor in the creation of the historical public awareness. The films are chosen to present a complex view on the chosen historical phenomenon (i. g. reformation, WW1, etc.) The course begins on 22. 2. 2017; the course takes place in the Lecture Hall of Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology (Univerzitní 22) in the time 17:20-19:45.
A student will be acguainted with the historical context of a film and historical events so that he will realise a significant role of the interpretation that forms the historical awareness.
The basic orientation in history. English language.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Didactic Test

Class participation (max 2 absence). An analysis of one of the films - a paper about 5 pages. A film for an analysis will be selected by a lecturer and students will be told about it in a class.
Recommended literature
  • ABERTH J. A Knight at the Movies. Medieval History on Film.. New York ? London 2003.
  • BIMBENET J. (2006). Quand la cinéaste d?Hitler fascinait la France. Paris, Lavauzelle.
  • DE BAECQUE ANTOINE. Histoire et cinéma. Paris, Cahiers Du Cinema 2008.
  • FERRO MARC (red.). Film et histoire. Paris, EHESS 1984.
  • MARIE VINCENT ? LUCAS NICOLE. Innover en classe: cinéma, Histoire et représentations. Paris, Le Manuscrit 2008.
  • ROSENSTONE ROBERT A. (1998). History in Images/History in Words. Reflections on the Possibility of Really Putting History onto Film. The American Historical Review 5.
  • Rosenstone Robert A. (2003). Visions of the Past. The Challenge of Film to Our Idea of History. Cambridge (Mass.).

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts Euroculture (2015) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Summer