- Code FILM3046
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Film Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Alongside a historical overview, beginning with the silent era and extending up to the present, aspects considered include film as social document, film and literature, and the aesthetics of film. Featured film makers include Fritz Lang, Fassbinder, Wenders and Tykwer
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- understand the main directions taken by one of the leading cinema movements worldwide;
- critically engage with scholarship in the field;
- grasp better the longstanding rivalry and cross-fertilization between European cinema movements and Hollywood;
- develop insights into a major non-English speaking culture, not just a visual culture.
- Tutorial participation throughout the semester (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4]
- An 1,800-2,000 word essay (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4]
- A 2,000-2,200 word essay, during the exam period [in lieu of an exam] (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4]
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4 weekly contact hours (a 2-hour screening, one 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial), plus 6 hours of regular work per week outside class
Requisite and Incompatibility
A set of weekly readings will be made available on Wattle. Prescribed films will be available through Chifley closed reserve. Some introductory reading will be expected around German culture/20th century history more generally.
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- 6 units
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