History of Greek Cinema (MGRK2633)

UNIT OF STUDY

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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Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 junior credit points from Modern Greek Studies or European Studies or Film Studies or History

Prohibitions

MGRK2513

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