Units of Study
SPAN2641 - Filmmaking in the Latin American Context
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Vek Lewis
This unit, taught in English, will introduce you to Latin American film studies, comprising history, theory and criticism through the exploration of 'national' cinema industries. We will examine the history of film production of Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Brazil, looking at the cultural and socio-political context in which filmmaking should be placed. Apart from tracing the history of film production in such countries, we will be focusing on recent developments in this field from the 1990's to the present day.
1x1500wd research journal (30%), 1x10 minute oral presentation (15%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x academic article review (10%), class participation (5%)
18 Part A junior credit points
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