Units of Study
ARHT2655 - Modern Cinema: Modes of Viewing
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Bruce Isaacs
Phone: +61 2 9351 3568
This unit of study will give an introduction to how film studies has analysed the meaning of a film in relation to how the film incorporates or addresses the spectator (what is known as theories of spectatorship). Commencing with debates around classical Hollywood cinema and the functioning of the point of view shot, the unit will examine how theories of spectatorship have understood the significance of different genres.
1x2500wd essay (45%), 1x1500wd film analysis (35%) and tutorial presentation/participation (20%)
A Resource book will be available from the University Copy Centre
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week and 1x2-hr film screening/week
ARHT1001 and ARHT1002 (For Art History Major), ARHT1002 or ENGL1025 or ENGL1026 (For Film Major)
A timetable is not available for this session.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney