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FI204 - National Cinemas

  • Module code: FI204
  • Module name: National Cinemas
  • Department: Film and Television Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module looks at two different periods of two national cinemas, at least one of which is European. Each case will be studied separately, although where appropriate comparative work will be undertaken. Each cinema will be studied in terms of its production context, its stylistic and thematic characteristics and the relation of these to the cultural traditions informing them. the module will consider the implications, difficulties and applications of ideas such as national identity and national film style.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly lectures, screenings and seminars.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: FI204-30)
BR (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%
Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Film Studies (W620) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Film and Literature (QW25) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French with Film Studies (R1WA) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German with Film Studies (RP33) - Year 2