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Henry V: A Film & Discussion Seminar
February 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Library Society and the Royal Society of St. George, Carolinian Chapter will host John Scott Cowan and John Shannon for a mid-day film and discussion seminar. Before and after a showing of the 1989 Kenneth Branagh classic, Henry V, discussions will offer insights on “Myths & Myth Breaking about the 100 Years’ War” and “Heraldry of the 100 Years’ War in Film.” Tickets are $20 for members (CLS & RSSG) and $30 for nonmembers. A boxed lunch is included in ticket price.
To purchase tickets, please call 843-723-9912.
In this gritty screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s play about the heroic and ruthless king, Henry V of England (Kenneth Branagh) determines to lay claim to the kingdom of France. Henry’s self-doubt and the diminished morale of his army stand in the way of a victory that would unite the two countries and provide Henry with a queen (Emma Thompson). However, his sheer determination and his impassioned speeches ready his men for the bloodiest of battles — Agincourt.