Units of Study

FRNC2681 - French Narrative Cinema

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Michelle Royer

Description

This unit will explore the ways in which French cinema and society have interacted since WWII. It will examine how French society has been represented in fiction films and how major socio-political events have shaped French cinema. We will explore some basic concepts in French film theory and analytical methods derived from them. Film screenings are an integral part of the unit, and students must arrange their timetable so that they can watch each film at least once.

Assessments

1xoral presentation (equivalent to 2000wds) (30%), classwork (equivalent to 1000wds) (10%), written assignments (equivalent to 3000wds) (60%), all assessment is in French

Textbooks

A dossier of texts to be purchased from the University Copy Centre

Classes

2x1-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

FRNC1632, FRNC1302, FRNC2615 or FRNC2502

Prohibitions

FRNC2802

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