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Undergraduate | GRF-CMM101 | 2024

Cinema History

Previously GRF-CMM10

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Study method
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 15 July 2024
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Cinema History

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this course students will 

    1. be familiar with some key and representative films and film movements from the 1920s to the present. 
    2. comprehend the broad historical trajectory of cinema history from 1890s to the present, from inception, through selected national cinema movements, into the current era of globalised screen entertainments. 
    3. have an improved understanding of film’s social role as an artform, as entertainment, as an historical document, political intervention and social commentary. 
    4. have gained an improved understanding of screen aesthetics, particularly as framed by socio-cultural and specific historical contexts and shaped by conditions of production. 
    5. have improved, through practice, their ability to research, to analyse, to think critically, and write clearly.

Entry requirements

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Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-CMM10 (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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