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FILM3004: National and Transnational Cinema

What does it mean to acquire a global perspective on film How does a global perspective on film affect our understanding of film culture This unit surveys cinema from around the world to piece together a picture of film culture derived from the close analysis of contemporary film form, style criticism and theory. Particular focus will be placed on the complex relation of the film text and the film audience. How do films address multiple and diverse audiences from different places with different histories and identities

Code FILM3004
Academic unit Art History
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. watch and comprehend a diverse range of films from different locations
  • LO2. assess the merits of different aesthetic strategies in film
  • LO3. interpret scholarly accounts of individual films and groups of films
  • LO4. conceptualize and explore ideas presented in audio-visual form
  • LO5. conduct self-directed research that utilizes written and audio-visual materials
  • LO6. offer cogent and reasoned arguments to support research findings
  • LO7. e ngage in extended debate with peers in a collegiate environment

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.