Contemporary British Cinema and Television
University of Westminster
Area of Study
Film Studies, Radio/Television/Film
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
Theory - Portfolio not required.
The first part of this module is common with MFTP512, Contemporary World Cinema, and examines and explores ideas of national and trans-national cinemas. The second part of the module concentrates on British film & television to address issues of collective identity and belonging, society and class as well as geographical and historical determinants, the mise-en-scene of nationality and ‘the imagined community’ of ‘banal nationalism’.
Assessment: Coursework (40%), Essay (60%)
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