North American Cinema B

School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

College of Arts and Law


Code 23373

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

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

Module description

North American Cinema (b) aims to develop students' awareness and understanding of the critical issues associated with the study of US Independent and Hollywood cinema. Theoretical topics such as genre, performance, mise en scene, authorship, representation and historical context are explored in relation to a range of texts from US cinema.

Teaching and learning methods