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Film Genres and National Cinemas - ARHT2656

Year - 2019

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.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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


12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Art History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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