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This course introduces students to the study of cinema in a transnational and cross-cultural context. It includes approaches to subcultural cinemas in the West, minority cultures in non-Western societies, the development of narrative and aesthetic conventions beyond "classic" Western styles and genres, the significance of cinema as an art-form, and as a creative element in local, national and transnational history and politics.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study Level


Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: 48 UOC overall, including 6 UOC at level 1 and 6 UOC at level 2 in one of the following streams, Film Studies or Media, Culture & Technology

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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