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Australian Film History (12 points)


Leader: Deane Williams

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: This unit will equip students with a knowledge of methodological skills in relation to Australian film history. This study of Australian Film will provide a broad examination of (a) historical representations of landscape, race and gender relations in Australian film (b) notions of the representation of history in film through a broad spectrum of film texts and historical writings; (c) the history of Australian film production with attention to some examples of industry, independent production and government film production. This subject will also explore the attendant film cultures from which various film texts emerged.

Assessment: Seminar paper (2500 words): 25% + First essay (2500 words): 35% + Second essay (4000 words): 40%

Contact Hours: 4 hours (2 hour screening and 2 hour seminar) per week

Prerequisites: Two units at second-year level in visual culture, comparative literature and cultural studies or history

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