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Film Experience: theories and approaches

  • 7.5 credits

Course on Advanced level in Cinema Studies. This course explores film experience from a chosen theoretical perspective (e.g. phenomenological, cultural studies, new materialist, cognitive).

It offers enhanced insights into film theoretical traditions and schools, emphasizing the methodological question of applying the chosen approach to a particular genre, period, style or a thematic area. The course draws from topical or on-going research projects, and its special focus varies from term to term.

On completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate: - an enhanced knowledge of a chosen film theoretical question - an advanced familiarity with a film theoretical tradition and its methodological consequences - an ability to critically formulate and evaluate research problems within this particular domain of cinema studies.

  • Course structure

    The course run half pace daytime for 10 weeks. 

    
     

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of lectures and seminars as well as screenings of films and other media material.

    Assessment

    See course description

    Examiner

    See course description

  • Schedule

    This is a preliminary schedule and is subject to continuous change. For this reason, we do not recommend print-outs. At the start of the course, your institution will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Published two months before course starts. Link to all courses within our department here

  • Contact

    Studievagledare@mail.film.su.se