Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1.5-hour seminar per week and a 1 x 2 hour film screening. |
Total Time Commitment:
2.5 contact hours/week, 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours/week
French 4 or French 6 or French Language and Culture 1B or French Intermediate Language & Culture B or equivalent.
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed FREN30013 French Cinema at Level 3 or FREN30013 French Cinema: The New Wave and Beyond at Level 3 are not allowed to enrol in this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject offers an introduction to French Cinema from the New Wave to the present. Themes covered in the subject include the New Wave in its social and cultural context; auteur theory; cinematographic language; representations of social change and the interpretation of cultural identities in French film. On completion of the subject, students should demonstrate familiarity with the practices and theoretical concerns of New Wave and post-New Wave filmmakers in France, be able to analyse the social and cultural processes represented in selected films from the period studied, demonstrate an awareness of critical approaches to French film, and communicate the results of their research and analysis in both oral and written forms. The subject will be taught and assessed in French. Prior experience in Film Studies is neither assumed nor required.
A 1000-word film analysis 30% (due before mid-semester), a 1000-word class paper 30% (due during the semester) and a 2000-word research essay 40% (due at the end of semester).
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
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Materials supplied by the School.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Diploma in Modern Languages (French) |
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