|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Seminars / Tutorials||20 Hours. 10 x 2 hour seminar workshops|
|Practical||30 Hours. 10 x 3 hour viewing sessions|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||2 x 3000 word essays Continuous Assessment:||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Resubmit any failed elements and/or make good any missing elements. Where this involves re-submission of work, a new topic must be selected.|
On completion of this module students should typically be able to:
1. demonstrate detailed knowledge of a representative range of British films from the period;
2. demonstrate an informed awareness of their historical contexts of production;
3. analyse these filmic texts in a way that is informed by established critical and thoretical debates.
To be taught over one semester in 10 two hour sessions combining lectures and seminars: in addition a regular weekly venue/time will be designated for students to view set films on video.
- NOTE: as this will be on WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS, please bear this in mind if you have other commitments.
_2. 'How We Fight'
- In Which We Serve (1942) (Noel Coward)
- either Went the Day Well (1942) (Cavalcanti) or A Canterbury Tale (1944) (Powell and Pressburger)
- either A Matter of Life and Death (1946) or The Red Shoes (1948) (Powell and Pressburger).
- either The Third Man (1949) (Carol Reed) or Brighton Rock (1947) (Boulting Brothers)
- Rebecca (1940) (Hitchcock)
- Brief Encounter (1945) (David Lean)
- Peeping Tom (1960) (Michael Powell)
- Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) (Karel Reisz)
- A Taste of Honey (1962) (Tony Richardson) and/or Victim (1962) (Dearden)
This module is at CQFW Level 6