In this module, you will be introduced to key film theory and contexts in which the moving image has intersected with political, social and cultural developments in in a range of national and transnational contexts in the last hundred years or so.
Discussing topics such as, on the one hand, psychoanalysis and film, authorship, spectatorship, star studies, eco-cinema or the digital age and, on the other, issues of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity and ideology, the course will focus on a range of films and moving image art from around the globe.
Films studied will vary from year to year, but the main films in Term 1 will include:
Key readings (Term 1):
Coordinator (Term 1): Professor Santiago Fouz-Hernández
Further details of pre-requisites, co-requisites, aims, contact hours and assessment.