Film Classes 2020 Canccelled

Each year, Ian runs a six-week film course at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh on a variety of topics related to War Film Propaganda.

Due to the Coronavirus  pandemic, the year's course has been cancelled. and  will  now be delivered as the 2021 course starting on 13th April 2021

Further Information

NEW - Further Reading List

Have you read Ian's books or attended one of his talks, lectures or Film Classes? If If so, Ian has compiled a list of books he recommends for further reading on some subjects covered. You can read the list here. The books listed are available to purchase.

Ian Garden


Ian regularly gives talks and lectures on various aspects of war film propaganda both at book festivals and to a wide range of institutions and organisations in the UK and overseas. More..

Ian's Books

Ian's second Book,  "Battling with the Truth" was published  in July 2016.  The book launch took place in Blackwell's Book Shop in Edinburgh.  Ian also gave a talk about  "Battling with the Truth" to a packed audience at the  2016 Edinburgh Book Festival.  The session was hosted by Brian Taylor, BBC Scotland's Political Editor.

The book is a follow up to 'The Third Reich's Celluloid War' originally published in 2012 and which has been republished in paperback.

More about Ian's books