From the postmodern nostalgia film to the holocaust documentary, cinema is implicated in complex processes of forgetting and remembering. This unit explores the relationship between film and different forms of memory: individual, collective, cultural and historical. It considers how memory is represented in film, and how film might function as memorial and archive.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x600wd short essay (10%), 1x1400wd film analysis (30%), 1x2500wd essay (50%), participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical StudiesProhibitions