CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA
Credit points: 15
This subject provides a cross cultural exploration and history of world cinema produced from the 1960s to the present. In this subject students will study a number of key auteurs, movements and manifestoes, by looking at a range of case studies in contemporary global cinema that includes American films, films of the independent sector, the French New Wave, Hong Kong films, Iranian allegorical cinema, Korean horror films, the cinema of exile and diaspora, amongst many others. This subject also provides students with the opportunity to acquire a general understanding of some of the debates, theoretical, practical and creative issues involved with World Cinema and the film festival art cinema circuit.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Dzenis
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites 15 credit points of first-year level subjects in Media: screen + sound or Media Studies or Cinema Studies
Incompatible subjects CST2CFI & CST3CFI & MSS3CFI
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Remapping World cinema: Identity culture and politics in films||Preliminary||Stephanie Dennison & Song Hwee Lim 2006||LONDON, WALLFLOWER PRESS|
|Readings||The oxford guide to film studies||Preliminary||John Hill & Pamela Church Gibson 1998||NY: OXFORD U PRESS|
|Readings||World Cinemas, transnational Perspective||Preliminary||Natasa Durovicova & Kathleen Newman 2010||NY & LONDON: ROUTLEDGE|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Dzenis
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 2.0 hours lecture/film per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
|1,500-word paper on a curated season of a film festival program/Seminar presentation||35|
|2,000-word research essay||55|
|500-word equivalent Group presentation||10|