Assignment: What Really Happened

Create a short film re-enacting a historical event.

This movie uses mods from Moddingstorm in addition to standard Moviestorm content packs.


Suggested techniques

Do it in modern dress and setting if period dress and sets aren't available.

You can do it as a very factual documentary-style reconstruction with narration, or as a movie-style story.

Try it using period speech and language, or update it to a more modern style.

Add appropriate background music to create atmosphere, and ensure you have a striking title sequence.

For teachers: benefits to students

  • Reconstructing historical events gives the student new insights into the different people involved as well as what happened. This will help students get engaged with historical events.
  • This requires plenty of research to make it accurate.
  • Dramatic reconstruction makes for a good group project.


  • Ages 14+
  • Suitable for groups
  • History

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