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Film Genres and National Cinemas (ARHT2656)

Nations are like movies: they are the result of complex imaginings. To what extent have nations been imagined through movies, and have movies been affected by national imaginings? This unit of study takes Hollywood as a starting point to examine the evolving relation of national cinemas and film genres. A national case study - for instance, Australian cinema - will be studied to identify and analyse some of the complexities of the relation of film genres and national audiences.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1000wd classification exercise (20%), 1x1000wd discussion paper (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%), Tutorial participation (10%)

Pre-requisites

(ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or 18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011

Prohibitions

ARHT2056

Details

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Art History and Film Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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