20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module will look at the cinema in France associated with Maghrebi-French and North African filmmakers. Beur cinema came to prominence in the 1980s and refers to films made by Maghrebi-French filmmakers. In the 1990s Banlieue cinema emerged and shared similarities with the above Beur cinema, but brought to the fore the notion of place and its social and cultural impact on youth. By the 2000s, Banlieue and Beur cinemas were joined by a new group of North-African filmmakers who were making films between France and Algeria. This module will aim to look at these three categories and explore their crossovers in terms of form and content.

Staff Contact: Jackie Butt
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Project work, Presentation 15% (15 minutes)

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