MEDIA 213

Cinema of Aotearoa New Zealand


Description

Traces a thematic history of filmmaking in Aotearoa New Zealand from the mid-1980s until the present. Locates a range of films in their historical, social and political contexts by concentrating on issues that arise for a small nation defined by indigenous and settler relations, immigration and globalisation.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for MEDIA 213.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Professor Laurence Simmons

Recommended Reading

Diane Pivac and Frank Stark, eds. New Zealand Film: An Illustrated History. Wellington: Te Papa Press in association with The Film Archive, 2011.

Points

MEDIA 213: 15 points

Prerequisites

15 points from COMMS 100, 104, FTVMS 100, 101, 110, MEDIA 101 and 45 points in BA or BC courses, or 30 points in Global Environment and Sustainable Development

Restrictions

FTVMS 208, 300