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FILM4114: The Cinematic Experience

What is the cinematic experience today, in an age of fragmented audiences and multiple platform delivery? Taking the film festival as its central case study, this unit examines the festival as a cultural institution, as a site for the making of film history, and as a scene of the curious mixture of the festive and the cerebral, the sensual and the serious.

Code FILM4114
Academic unit Film Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. synthesize disparate film concepts from different disciplines and fields of expertise
  • LO2. analyze, critique and ecaluate different critical and theoretical positions and approaches
  • LO3. present complex ideas succinctly and coherently.