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Traverse a world of cinematic storytelling. Immerse yourself in filmic themes, concepts and styles from around the globe. Gain exposure to films from Italy, Iran, Africa and more. Focus on the ways that national identity manifests in world movies.
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- 26 Aug 2019
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify concepts themes and methodologies in the study of national and transnational cinemas
- appraise themes, concepts and styles in past and present films from around the world
- apply discipline knowledge to analysis of world cinemas
- synthesize national and transnational cinema theory.
- Italian Neorealism
- New Iranian Cinema
- Slow Cinema
- Ozu and the Everyday
- National Identity
- Third Cinema
- Cinema in Africa
- From National to Transnational
- Transnational Narratives & Connections
- Transnational Aesthetics & Auteurs
- Postcolonialism & Transnational Identity
- Diasporic Cinema
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
- Audio-Video streaming
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
Introduction to the history, theory and analysis of alternative national and transnational cinemas, such as Asian, Australian, African and Latin American.
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- Visual Essay (30%)
- Journal (30%)
- Research Essay (40%)
Textbooks are not required.