20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module introduces students to developments in Russian and Soviet cinema, from the work of a brilliant group of film pioneers who worked out the fundamentals of film language and created great `revolutionary Cinema', through the historical epics of the Stalin period towards the `film poetry' of innovative directors of the late Soviet and post-Soviet period. The module forms part of the general knowledge of 20th-century Russian culture, and of the history of European film. It offers an overview of major theorist-filmmakers and deals with issues of reception, audience, politics, form, and national and ethnic identities.

Staff Contact: DOBRENKO EVGENY
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation

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