What is history on film?

The answer usually given to this question is that history is a set of events and circumstances, or perhaps a set of interpretations of those circumstances, that is translated more or less accurately and adequately onto the screen. The activities being undertaken as part of ‘What is History on Film?’ express a different view: they treat history as the outcome, the product, of bodies of film texts, rather than as that which pre-exists those texts. Project activities include: