Popular Film and Cultural Theory
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A study of popular film and its social and political function. Special attention will be paid to mainstream films, especially Hollywood genre films, in the interest of exploring the ideological significance of popular film. An exploration of divergent views on the role of popular film within cultural theory will provide the context for the analysis of selected films.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 370, 392 (if taken in the same topic).
Undergraduate course in History in Art offered by the Department of History in Art in the Faculty of Fine Arts.