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This course will introduce students to the eccentricities and
complexities of cinema's first three decades: from Japanese Benshi
narration to Russian melodrama, from ethnographic expedition films to
abstract animations. Each week, we will be guided by a different concept
(eg. language, narrative, sex/voyeurism, the archive, comedy, etc.) and
a new constellation of questions. This course will conclude by making
some connections between the user-oriented paradigms of early cinema and
those that give shape to contemporary digital media.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 essay (2,500 words) (40%), 1 final project (40%), WebCT Responses (10%), Seminar Assessment (10%).
Students are expected to complete web-ct submissions each week, on which feedback will be provided.