True stories in films-Histories & heroes- Jeongin Kim
introduction• Tow type of movies – Fiction VS non-fiction• Some examples of movies based on histories.• Benefits from historical movies• How are we able to use them?
Tow type of movies Fiction VS non-fiction• Fiction? – It represents stories made by imagination.• Non-fiction? – They are written stories according to true stories such as history.
What history does it have?Battle of Thermopylae, BC 480The Battle of Thermopylae took placebetween an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, andthe Persian Empire of Xerxes. This war isremained as one of great wars becausesmall number, thousands of soldiers, foughtagainst big number, millions of soldiers, fortheir lives and country.
Who is king Leonidas?King of Sparta, ruled c. 489–480BC., leader at the battle ofThermopylaeHis name means the son of tiger, andthere are no stories about hischildhood. He became a hero with hisbrave after the war, and the story of thewar and his name have been lasted. The picture of him in The Battle of Thermopylae
What history does it have? Trojan war and Achileus This war took place because a prince, Paris, of troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, the king of Sparta. Menelaus’ brother went over troy to attack the city for revenge. It lasted for 10 years, and ended with a trick, remained a big horse made of wood and soldiers in side of it.
Who is Achileus?Achilles was the son ofthe nymph Thetis and Peleus, the king ofthe Myrmidons.He is a hero of the Trojan War, the centralcharacter and the greatest warrior ofHomer’s IliadPlato named Achilles the handsomest of theheroes assembled against Troy.
What history does it have? World war Ⅱ & SchindlerSecond World War happened in1939 and ended in 1945. there was aprotector named Hitler killing millionspeople during the war.It was the most widespread war inhistory.
Who is Schindler?Oskar Schindler (1908-1974)Schindler was born on April 28, 1908.He is a German, but he was againstHitler during the war. He saved a lot ofJewish. Jewish still remember him andthank him. We can see his story andleadership though the movie and
What do we can see thorough movies?• History – We can learn about history through movies. We didn’t lived same generation, but we have a chance to see our history from movies• Heroes – We can learn about heroes through movies. As we have a chance to see our history from movies, we also have a change to see heroes’ lives thorough movies.
How are we able to use them?• Off class – We have some fun with watching movies. In a mean while, we could have time to see our social issues. For example, we have a movie name Do Ga Ni showing a terrible story happened in school in Korea.• In class. – We can use movies to explain historical things and the lives of older generations
references• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiction• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oskar_Schindl er
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