|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||For information on due dates for submission of assessed work, please refer to the departmental web pages at http://www.aber.ac.uk/tfts/duedates.shtml Essay 1 - 2500 words||40%|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 2 - 2500 words||60%|
|Supplementary Assessment||as above|
Typically, on completion of this module, students will be able to:
-critically assess a history film as a product of a specific socio-political and cultural context;
-challenge the 'authority' of 'the filmed document' as it pertains to the Holocaust;
-critically assess how Hollywood films about the Holocaust address themselves to a mainstream American audience;
-have an understanding of the major critical discourses of film studies (i.e. the auteur theory, classical Hollywood cinema, genre study);
-know the basic terminology that film studies utilise (mise-en-scene, montage, frame, diegetic/non-diegetic sources, etc).
-are familiar with certain key textbooks, specifically Pam Cook's The Cinema Book and Bordwell and Thompson's Film Art: An Introduction.
-To identify specific issues being dealt with an articulated by means of the presentation of specific historic event: the holocaust, through a specific medium: cinema.
This module is at CQFW Level 6