Time is one of the most exciting and perplexing concepts in Film Studies. How does the cinema create time and what effect does it have on our own sense of time? Can we sense times other than our own? This unit explores cinematic time in a global context. A survey of key films and reflection on the experience of cinema will serve as focal points for thinking time cinematically.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week
1x1500wd conceptual essay (35%), 1x800wd literature review (15%), 11x200wd film annotation exercise (50%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in the Film Studies major