Units of Study

FRNC3690 - French Political Cinema

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Michelle Royer


This unit will focus on a type of filmmaking that shows political and social awareness by depicting socio-political events, contemporary social realities in France and issues of marginality and difference. It will consider the contexts in which various trends of political films have emerged, the influence of post-war film history and contemporary events. The unit will explore issues of cinematic representation of marginality, ethnicity, sexuality and difference. Film screenings are an integral part of the course.


1x1hr class test (equivalent to 800wds) (20%), 1x tutorial presentation (equivalent to 1200wds) (30%), 1x essay (equivalent to 4000wds) (50%)


1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week and film screenings


FRNC1631 or FRNC2615 or FRNC1302 or FRNC2502

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