“I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote, I love to sail forbidden seas…”
Are you a ship lover? Starting with the RMS Titanic which departed from the port of Southampton in her maiden voyage, this course takes you on a journey into films that feature a variety of ships in different historical periods across cultures. From Polynesian canoes, Greek triremes and Chinese treasure ships to the 19th century iron steamers and battleship Yamato, from Noah’s Ark to the Flying Dutchman in Pirates of the Caribbean. We will also investigate the behind-the-scenes stories of how they are presented for the screen.
Histories&Contexts of Cinema:Titanic