The course examines fundamental aspects of cinema as an art form and as a form of communication. It moves from the historical development of cinema to considering key issues in filmmaking, film theory and critical analysis. Case studies will be selected from different movements such as Hollywood, Third cinema, the nouvelle vague and neo-realism, as well as a representative sample of regional or national cinemas. Attendance at weekly film screenings is compulsory.
3rd Year The 3rd Level modules take to more advanced levels the themes explored at the 2nd level. MCS Major students must take four of the MCS modules offered.