History of French Cinema
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Course code
GRR6509.HT
old course code
GRR6509
Course title in Estonian
Prantsuse filmikunst
Course title in English
History of French Cinema
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide a survey of the history of the French film.
Brief description of the course
The course begins with an introduction to the French cinema from its origins to the 1930s. Next the focus is on the New Wave of the 1960s and its influence on the development of filmmaking. Each lecture consicts of a theoretical part, to be followed by watching partly and analysing one film from the discussed period.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has gained knowledge of the history of French cinema;
- is able to analyse the structure and narrative of a film.
Teacher
Kateryn Mänd
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