History of Greek Cinema (MGRK2633)


This unit examines a number of the most important Greek films of the last fifty years that give insight into developing views of Greek society. It explores gender representations, social mobility, feminist issues, value systems, significant historical events, sex roles and attitudes towards outsiders. It also discusses stereotyping and ideological constructs and investigates the relationship between cinematic technique and cultural meaning.

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Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


2x2500wd Essay (80%), tutorial project equivalent to 1000wd (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Junior credit points from any of the following (Film Studies, Modern Greek, European Studies, ENGL1009, ENGL1026, ENGL1011, HSTY1025, HSTY1031, HSTY1044, HSTY1045)



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