Units of Study

ARHT2655 - Modern Cinema: Modes of Viewing

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Keith Broadfoot

Description

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.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x2000wd tutorial paper (50%)

Textbooks

A Resource book will be available from the University Copy Centre

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week, 1x2-hr film screening/week

Prerequisites

ARHT1001 and ARHT1002 (For Art History Major), ARHT1002 or ENGL1025 or ENGL1026 (For Film Major)

Prohibitions

ARHT2055

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