The Age of the European Auteur

BUY TICKETS 11am – 5.30pm Saturday 13 July

Covering seven films by seven major European auteurs from different countries and spanning the period from the mid-1950s to the mid-1980s, This course looks at how auteurs in the post-war period explored history, politics, personal identity and faith in an era of doubt and uncertainty.

Our speaker, Jonathan Hourigan, is a graduate of Oxford University and the National Film and Television School. He was assistant to Robert Bresson on L’Argent and is a writer, director, script consultant and teacher. He is currently Head of Screenwriting at London Film School.

£35 (£25 for under 30s).

Venue: Saffron Walden County High School

Films to be covered:
Dreyer ORDET 1955
Bresson PICKPOCKET 1959
Bertolucci THE CONFORMIST 1970
Schlondorff TIN DRUM 1979
Tarkovsky  THE STALKER 1979
Varda VAGABOND 1985