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Global Screen Studies: Beyond Hollywood

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Unit Code: MDA30011

Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit explores and uses a range of analytical frameworks within screen studies to familiarise students with diverse traditions of international film and television, and allow them to conduct in-depth research into a selected aspect of screen culture.

Content

  • Globalisation of screen industries from Hollywood to Bollywood and Nollywood
  • Examination of the diverse histories, dynamics and politics of film and television around the world
  • Cultural contexts of feature films, documentaries, TV programmes and experimental works
  • Conditions of production and reception
  • Transnational dimensions of film and television
  • Screen research methodologies

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