Film History II
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Filmikunsti ajalugu II
Course title in English
Film History II
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Dirk Hoyer (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
The course Film History aims at chronologically retracing the development of cinematographic art in Europe and in the United States.
Brief description of the course
Starting from the 1960s the course follows the main developments and tendencies in narrative cinema, from a technological, esthetical, cultural and political point of view. After the students have required basic knowledge about the subject they should be enabled to relate the historic framework to the current state of the art and identify the main tendencies of the future. This introduction course finally also describes and analyses the common points and differences between American and the European cinema.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- have contextual understanding of the last 50 years of cinema;
- have knowledge of the key films, directors and film movements;
- have understanding of the technical features of the films;
- have improved film analysis skills.
Dirk Hoyer, MA
Prerequisite course 1