30266 - METHOD AND RESEARCH IN ARTS II - MODULE II (SOCIAL THEORY AND CINEMA)
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
- provide the students with a comprehensive understanding of how cinema works both technically and culturally.
- Help the student develop a personal capacity for expressing and analyzing cinematic narrative.
- Teach structural, cultural and linguistic theories which help the student identify significant social-cultural themes within cinematic narrative.
This course offers the student a complex understanding of cinema: its structure and its meaning.
- Analysis of the cinematic language.
- Study of the roles and professions in the film industry.
- Creating a theoretical basis on which to understand the cultural questions represented through cinema.
The whole course is based on the vision and subsequent in-class discussion of specific films or television programs which have attracted the public's attention for various motives.
Details are on the e-learning site for this course.
- J. NELMES, Introduction to Film Studies, Routledge, London, 2012.
- P. JONES, L. BRADBURY, S. LE BOUTILLIER, Introducing Social Theory, Polity, 2011
- E. ROZZO, Cinema and Social Theory: Analysis techniques for Beginning Students, Le Dispense del Pellicano, EGEA 2015