Cinema was born on the eve of a century of conflict in Europe. Celebrated as an avant-garde art form, it was also used for political propaganda and popular entertainment during the 20th century. Most recently European cinema has taken on another function, contributing to the creation of modern European identities through critical self-representation. This unit focuses on a range of recent films in order to study social and cultural change in the new Europe of the past two decades.
1x2hr lecture-seminar/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd Assignment (30%), 1x1000wd Class presentation (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%)
12 Junior credit points from Table A