CCA IV: Churchill and the Movies

CCA IV: Churchill and the Movies

Churchill and the Movies

In 1927, Winston Churchill wrote to his wife Clementine, “I am becoming a film fan.” He had projection equipment installed at Chequers, the country home of British prime ministers, in 1943, and at his family home Chartwell in 1946. This fourth and final CCA of the 2018-19 academic year will explore two films widely regarded as Churchill’s favorites and two Churchill biopics in their historical context.

About Hillsdale College

Founded in 1844, Hillsdale College is an independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of about 1,500. Its four-year curriculum leads to the bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, and it is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Hillsdale’s educational mission rests upon two principles: academic excellence and institutional independence. The College does not accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies for any of its operations – even indirectly in the form of student grants and loans.