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CMS3007 Reading World Cinema

Short Description: Reading World Cinema
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100799 - Communication and Media Studie
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


Students in this course will examine the emergence, development, and global influence of world cinema, from pre-war European cinema and postwar Italian Neo-Realism to Indian and Asian cinemas, and many others. They will use both a textual and contextual approach to develop knowledge of how international film industries are positioned in light of changing cultural, economic, industrial, and technological contexts, and the increasing dominance of Hollywood. Students will also attend regular film screenings that show a broad selection of texts, from early to present-day films.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022