Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

The Medieval Era in Film
0.5 Credit

An introduction to representations of the Middle Ages on film. Topics such as heroism, kingship, and mysticism will be considered in selected films, such as The Thirteenth Warrior, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Passion of Joan of Arc, and The Lord of the Rings. This course explores the role of popular culture in the formation of our society's prevailing beliefs about the medieval era.