The Fantasy Makers: Tolkien, Lewis and MacDonald
Catalogue Number: R31001
Producer: Refuge 31 Films
Subject: Biography, Documentary, English, Language Arts, Literature
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 87
This feature documentary examines the profound impact that fantasy pioneers C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and George MacDonald have made on popular culture to this day.
Combined with historical re-enactments, the film travels from the halls of Oxford and Cambridge, where Tolkien and Lewis spent their careers as academics, the south of England where MacDonald lived, as well as through North America to meet some of the most fascinating scholars who have dedicated their careers to the study of these three fantasy giants.
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