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What is Cinema Studies? - FILM4113

Year - 2020

Many scholars take Andre Bazin's four-volume work--Qu'est-ce que le cinema?--as the moment of inauguration for the critical project of film studies. Echoing Bazin's famous question, this seminar investigates what it means to take cinema as a scholarly object. Covering materials from early cinema to post-cinema, this seminar is organised around a series of mutually informing concepts that have structured film studies scholarship: disciplinarity, temporality, realism, indexicality, sound, spectatorship and digitality.

1x2hr seminar/week

2x 1000wd Film Analysis (40%), 1x 4000wd Research Essay (60%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Art History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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