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Cold War Documentary Film-Making Activity

European School Brussels III - S7 Films 2015

Welcome to the annual Cold War documentary film making gallery of completed films. Please consider the aims of the activity and then view the completed documentaries below.

Once all films have been viewed please vote for your favourite in our online poll opposite.


  1. To make a short (5 minute maximum) documentary about the origins of the Cold War.

  2. The documentary must be firmly rooted in one of two historiographical traditions: Orthodox or Revisionist.

  3. The documentary must use certain prescribed film-making techniques and four prescribed pieces of archive film footage.

  4. Students will work in groups of 3 or 4 to produce the content and edit of the film.

S7 Documentary Films for 2015








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