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Dramatising democracy: Abraham Lincoln on screen

Dramatising democracy: Abraham Lincoln on screen

How much artistic license can filmmakers take with ‘real’ characters? How do their decisions impact our perspectives?

Film historian, Melvyn Stokes, explores these questions and more in a special introduction to a screening of Spielberg's Lincoln (2012).

Speaker:

Professor Melvyn Stokes, Professor of Film History, UCL

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