Course title in Estonian
Eesti teater, film ja populaarkultuur
Course title in English
Estonian theatre, film and popular culture
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2018/2019 Spring semester
Piret Viires (inglise keel)
lecturer of 2019/2020 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Support students in learning basic knowledge of Estonian theatre, film and popular culture.
Brief description of the course
Overview of the development of Estonian theatre and film, the main aspects of contemporary Estonian theatre and film. Most important examples of modern theatre and film. The current situation of Estonian popular culture.
Individual work consists of visiting theatres and cinemas, watching movies, writing essays. The examples of Estonian popular culture are tackled.
Learning outcomes in the course
Basic knowledge of the history and the present state of Estonian theatre and film. Basic knowledge of contemporary Estonian popular culture.
Professor Piret Viires, lektor Anneli Kõvamees
Estonian Films 2002-2003. Tallinn 2003.
Jaak Rähesoo. Estonian Theatre. Tallinn 2003
The World of Estonian Theatre. Tallinn: Estonian Institute / Estonian Theatre Agency, 2012.
To be specified in the beginning of the class.
Jeff Johnson, The New Theatre of the Baltics. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2007.