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Cinematopia: The Film Discussion Group

Theme of the term – Movies about Music


Cinematopia: The Film Discussion Group is an English-based activity for students who love films and would like the opportunity to practise their English and meet new friends.

A variety of thought-provoking English-language movies of different genres will be shown throughout the term and used as a basis for discussion. Participants will meet in the Language Commons Theater to watch a film together. Useful film-related vocabulary and discussion questions will be given to facilitate discussion of the film in groups.

Cinematopia is an interesting and meaningful way for students of English to develop both their speaking and listening skills and to meet like-minded lovers of film.

Please click here to know more about our facilitator, Mr. Graham England.

Useful film-related resources, including links to film reviews, scripts and famous movie speeches can be found here.

Date Film
September 27 La La Land (Part 1)
October 4 La La Land (Part 2)
11 Whiplash (Part 1)
18 Whiplash (Part 2)
November 1 Amadeus (Part 1)
8 Amadeus (Part 2)
15 Once
22 School of Rock


Code(s) SPW-001-006 SPW-001-007 SPW-001-008
Date(s) 8 November 2019 15 November 2019 22 November 2019
Time 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue(s) Theater, Language Commons (Room 3019, Lift 2) Theater, Language Commons (Room 3019, Lift 2) Theater, Language Commons (Room 3019, Lift 2)
Duration 8 Sessions (1.5 hours per session)
Maximum Number of Participants 30
Eligibility All HKUST students are welcome.
HLTH1010 Course Hours

Upon successful completion and satisfactory participation of the activity in the period listed below, you may attain up to maximum 6 HLTH1010 course hours under “Wellness and Personal Enrichment” of the “Activities” module:

Period: 27 September – 22 November 2019
Complete min. 4 sessions: 3 HLTH1010 hours
Complete all 8 sessions: 6 HLTH1010 hours

Registration Dates 21 - 27 October 2019
Enquiry If you have any questions, please contact us at:

E-mail: lcspeak@ust.hk

Tel: (852) 2358-7851

Office: Room 3018 (Lifts 2 & 3)

Remarks Please note that the workshop facilitator reserves the right to cancel the workshop in case of insufficient attendance.

Online Registration Current Available Course

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Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.


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