Major Debates in Film Theory (EAF1501)

30 credits

This module will introduce you to some of the key debates and concepts in film theory.  It will investigate some questions about film that have emerged as the most pressing at different junctures in the history of film and of film studies.  Together, these ideas will allow you to build a conceptual framework for understanding film's relationship to reality, individuals, cultures and societies. It will demonstrate how theories can be productively applied to film analysis, and will develop your understanding of film and of the world around you, in new and diverse ways.