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Thinking Screen Cultures
Critique politically-minded and revolutionary films from the past and present. Strip these works down with psychoanalytical and philosophical analysis. Appraise the themes, concepts and styles that recur throughout political cinema.
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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify concepts, themes and psychoanalytical and philosophical methodologies of screen analysis
- appraise themes, concepts and styles in past and present political films
- apply discipline knowledge and critical skills to the analysis of past and present political films
- synthesise knowledge and skills of psychoanalytical and philosophical analysis and present outcomes in writing and orally.
- Unit Introduction
- Psychoanalysis I
- Psychoanalysis II
- Psychoanalysis III
- Visual Essays
- Phenomenology / Affect I
- Phenomenology / Affect II
- Phenomenology / Affect III
- Trauma / Memory I
- Trauma / Memory II
- Trauma / Memory III
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
An advanced level subject that explores the history and theory of screen arts, neo-realist, revolutionary and drama cinemas with an emphasis on psychoanalytical and philosophical analysis.
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- Blog (70%)
- Research project (30%)
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