ACF213 - Contemporary Asian Cinema: Texts, Contexts and Experiences


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: Nil
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week


This unit provides students with an opportunity to critically explore contemporary Asian cinema with a focus on their national and transnational formations. The unit will explore what constitutes Asian cinema through close textual analysis and by looking at production and reception contexts. Questions of authorship, aesthetics, genre, film movements, censorship, ideology, pleasure and affect will be addressed. The unit looks at popular film, art and auteur cinema, mobile and extended cinema, animation, and the film documentary.

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