Culloden

A special screening of Culloden at Filmhouse. Introduced by David Forsyth, Principal Curator of Medieval-Early Modern Collections at National Museums Scotland. In his 1964 debut feature, Peter Watkins imagines a documentary film crew covering the Battle of Culloden. This ground-breaking film conveys an incredible amount of political and historical information within a humanistic, gripping narrative. A detailed study of the 1746 battle and the ensuing brutal suppression of the Highland Scots, Culloden draws much of its analysis and voice-over narration from the history book of the same name by John Prebble, and presented a radical political statement at the time - particularly in the shadow of the ongoing Vietnam War. English and Scottish Gaelic with English subtitles. Certificate 12. Filmhouse Box Office (open 10am-9pm daily, 0131 228 2688, no booking fee) or book online now.

Suitable for
14-15
16-17
18+

Admission
£10, £8 Conc.

Website
http://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/whats-on/culloden/


Source: http://www.culture24.org.uk/mw954?id=EVENT574404


Exhibitions and events from this museum

Age of Oil

Exhibition Gallery 4, Level 1, Grand Gallery Exploring the people and places...

Study Day: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Join our panel of speakers as they investigate the Jacobite story and challenge...

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Exhibition Gallery 1, Level 3 Adult £10, Concession £8, Child (12–15) £7 (under...

Activities from this museum

We don't have anything to show you here.


Suggested Content