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AAM220 - Cinemas and Cultures

Offering information:

Final year of offer 2015.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:E Price
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit provides an introduction to established and emerging national, transnational and global cinemas of the Asia-Pacific, Africa, South-East Asia, India, the Middle East, Eastern and Western Europe and Canada. It includes indigenous, exilic and diasporic, counter-cinema, and global perspectives, productions, and alternative cinema practices. Cultural industries and counter cinemas are located as struggles for differentiated cultural representations in relation to entertainment industry agendas, and hegemonic or politically controlled cinemas. It offers a broad perspective on film practices from aesthetics and cultural expression to issues of position, power and privilege, voice, and reception.

Assessment

Essay 2000 words (50%)

 

Online Test 2000 words equivalent (50%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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