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Dita Rietuma

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Under Review
Course Description Version:1.00
Study Course Accepted:27.06.2019
Study Course Information
Course Code:KSK_099LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:Communication SciencesTarget Audience:Communication Science
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Dita Rietuma
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Communication Studies
The Head of Structural Unit:Anda Rožukalne
Contacts:Rīga, Dzirciema iela 16, kfkoatrsu[pnkts]lv, kfkoatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67409183
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)6Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures12
Classes (number)4Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes8
Total Contact Hours20
Part-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)5Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures10
Classes (number)3Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes6
Total Contact Hours16
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
None.
Objective:
The objective of the course is to introduce students to basic concepts of film history and theory, to enrich their understanding of social sciences and film – one of the most influential mediums for communication. The first part of the course is an introduction to the world film history covering the period 1895-1950. Students will study the major aesthetic and cultural developments in motion picture history. The topics will include the invention of motion pictures, the establishment of a film industry and audience, the use of cinematic techniques and narrative, the history of theatrical film exhibition, the development of national cinemas, the idea of film as art, changing notions of cinematic realism and its alternatives. Films will includes shorts by the Lumière brothers, G. Méliès and feature films, "Intolerance" (by D.W Griffith), "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (by Robert Wiene), "Nosferatu" (by F.W. Murnau), "Battleship Potemkin" (by S.Eisenstein), "Casablanca" (by M.Curtiz), "Citizen Kane" (by O.Welles), etc.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Lectures1.00auditorium
2Lectures1.00auditorium
3Lectures1.00auditorium
4Classes1.00auditorium
5Lectures1.00auditorium
6Classes1.00auditorium
7Classes2.00auditorium
8Lectures1.00auditorium
9Lectures1.00auditorium
Topic Layout (Part-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Lectures1.00auditorium
2Lectures1.00auditorium
3Lectures1.00auditorium
4Classes1.00auditorium
5Lectures1.00auditorium
7Classes2.00auditorium
8Lectures1.00auditorium
Assessment
Unaided Work:
Assessment Criteria:
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Written)
Final Examination (Part-Time):Exam (Written)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:
Skills:
Competencies:
Bibliography
No.Reference
1The Oxford History of World Cinema. The Definitive History of Cinema Worldwide, Oxford University Press, 1996
2Bordwell, David, Thompson, Kristin. Film Art. An Introduction. International Edition, McGraw-Hill, Inc, 1993
3Sklar, Robert. Film. An International History of the Medium, Thames and Hudson, 1993
4An Introduction to Film Studies. Edited by Jill Nelmes, Routledge, 1996
5Теплиц, Ежи. История киноискусства, Москва: Прогресс, 1968.
6Садуль, Жорж. Всемирная история кино, Москва: Искусство, 1958 — 1982.
7Bordvels, Deivids, Tompsone, Kristīne. Kinomāksla. Ievads. Nacionālais kino centrs, Rīga, 2018
1Filmas
2Voyage dans la lune, Georges Melies, 1902
3The Birth of a Nation, 1915
4Intolerance, D.W. Griffit, 1916
5Das Kabinet der doktor Kaligari, Robert Wiene, 1922
6The Kid, Charles Chaplin, 1921
7Nosferatu, Robert F. Murnaw, 1922
8Metropolis, Fritz Lang, 1926
9Bronenosec Potjemkin, Sergejs Eizenšteins, 1926
10The Jazz Singer, Alan Crosland,1927
11The Grand Hotel, Edmund Goulding, 1932
12Un Chien Andalou, Luis Bunuel, Salvador Dali, 1929
13The Blue Angel, Joseph von Sternberg, 1930
14The Public Enemy, William A.Wellman, 1931
15Frankenstein, James Wales, 1931
16Zero for Conducti, Jean Vigo, 1933
17It Happened One Night, Frank Capra, 1934
18L’Atalante, Jean Vigo, 1939
19Top Hat, Mark Sandrich, 1935
20The 39 Steps, Alfred Hitchcock, 1935
21Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin, 1936
2221 Bringing up Baby, George Cukor, 1938
23Roaring twenties, Raoul Walsh,1939
24Gone With the Wind, Victor Fleming, 1939
25Wizard of Oz, Victor Fleming, 1939
26Ninotchka, Ernst Lubitsch, 1939
27The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin, 1940
28Citizen Kane, Orson Welles, 1941
29Casablanca, Michael Curtiz, 1941
30The Maltese Falcon, Juhn Huston, 1941
31The Double Indemnity, Billy Willder, 1944