The film cluster provides students with knowledge about the formal, aesthetic, historical, technological, economic, socio-cultural, ideological, and theoretical dimensions of cinema.
We will investigate popular, art, independent, and experimental films from around the world, including Hollywood, New Zealand and Australia, Europe, India, and Asia.
Students choosing from this cluster will learn the main approaches to the study of film, such as:
- Theories of genre, authorship, and nation in cinema
- Historical studies and methods
- Textual analysis and interpretation
- Film theory (including classical, contemporary, feminist and queer film theories)
Film-maker, documentarian, games designer, curator, writer, academic, designer, and many more!
- MFCO201 The History of Film
- MFCO213 Film Genres
- MFCO216 New Zealand Cinema
- MFCO218 Issues in European Cinema
- MFCO301 Film Theory
- MFCO314 Topics in French and Francophone Cinema
- MFCO316 German Cinema
- MFCO317 Digital Culture
- MFCO318 Indigenous Representation and Cinema(s)
- MFCO319 A Topic in Contemporary American Cinema
- MFCO 320 Irish and Australian Film: Contested Identities