Teachers TV: Sources - History and Hollywood
Last updated 03 August 2011, created 17 June 2010, viewed 2,570
’KS2 History’ takes a lively and engaging look at how Hollywood filmmakers work with the history community and historical sources when setting movies in the past. This is a pupil resource, and teachers can use it in a range of lessons about historical sources and interpreting the past.</ More…p>
Two groups of pupils go on a quest to find out how history gets on the screen. Key contributors include historical consultant Robin Lane-Fox from the Oliver Stone epic 'Alexander', experimental archaeologist Bob Savage from the Royal Armouries and Oscar winning costume designer Jenny Beavan.