This unit will focus on a type of filmmaking that shows political and social awareness by depicting socio-political events, contemporary social realities in France and issues of marginality and difference. It will consider the contexts in which various trends of political films have emerged, the influence of post-war film history and contemporary events. The unit will explore issues of cinematic representation of marginality, ethnicity, sexuality and difference. Film screenings are an integral part of the course.
2x1hr seminar/week and film screening
1x2400wd presentation (30%), 1x3000wd research project (50%), 1x600wd peer assessment (10%), tutorial participation (10%)
FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC3626