Transformation in European Cinema

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Transformation in European Cinema

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2.5 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3.75 - 4.5
  • Overview

    This module will introduce students to some of the major movements in postwar European cinema; Italian neorealism of the 1940s and 1950s, the French new wave of the 1960s and the new German cinema of the 1970s. In addition the module will address key issues and concepts in European cinema such as realism, authorship, art cinema and political modernism, with reference to significant films and filmmakers and in the context of historical, social and cultural issues.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

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