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Film Review: Maxine Peake As Hamlet (2015), directed for the screen by Margaret Williams.

Maxine Peake As Hamlet enabled me to rewatch last year’s astonishing stage production directed by Sarah Frankcom at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre. Although I have already reviewed the production… 937 more words

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Using Film Clips to Teach Shakespeare

By Chris Lavold

If you are a fan of Folger Education, you are well aware of the focus on performance-based teaching and how getting kids up on their feet is an effective way to understand and appreciate Shakespeare’s plays. 781 more words

Teaching

Silent Shakespeare

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By Deborah Gascon

Have you ever seen any silent films of Shakespeare’s plays?

During the 2014 Teaching Shakespeare Institute, I sat for hours in the belly of the Folger Shakespeare Library watching black-and-white silent films of… 286 more words

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