This unit focuses on the history of cinema in the Arab world. The chefs-oeuvre of Arab cinema, the contemporary independent productions, and the poetic of their authors are studied in relation to the cultural, social and political history of the Arab world.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
2x500wd film reviews (35%), 2x250wd cultural portfolios (10%), 1x2000wd research assignment (35%), 1x1000wd researh oresentation (10%), participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Languages and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies