North American Cinema A

School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

College of Arts and Law


Code 23372

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules You must have completed at least one year of appropriate study in this discipline.’

Module description

North American Cinema (a) aims to provide students with a grounding in the central issues of US filmmaking, covering issues of narrative structure, cinematic style and authorial intent. A range of films from different eras and movements in North American Cinema is offered, covering both the classical and contemporary periods of Hollywood.

Teaching and learning methods