|Module Title||REPRESENTATIONS OF THE HOLOCAUST IN FILM|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Mikel Koven|
|Course delivery||Lecture||20 Hours|
-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;
-critically assess how European films about the Holocaust address themselves to their domestic audiences, and how those audiences are assumed to be different from those of a Hollywood film.
-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.
This module is at CQFW Level 6