History vs. Hollywood

One Term Grade 10, 11, 12 Elective

This course examines the accuracy of popular Hollywood historical films. It will involve the study of significant historical events, and how they are represented in movies. Like written history, contemporary Hollywood feature films are interpretation of their society. History vs. Hollywood will teach students to develop an understanding of the relationship between cinema and American popular culture. All films are rated G, PG, PG-13 or R. A signed parental consent form, indicating parental approval, must be turned in before movies are viewed.