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as of 6/24/2019

FILM NOIR: HISTORY AND SEXUALITY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectFilm and Media Studies
Number & Suffix: 121
Full UC Title: FILM NOIR: HISTORY AND SEXUALITY 
Transcript Title: FILM NOIR: HISTORY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course offers a close study of film noir texts from Friz Lang's M to David Lynch's new noir with a focus on the history and evolution of film noir, and its changing representations of sexuality and society. The subject considers the way in which social, political, and moral factors influence cinematic style and subject matter. Topics studied include the silent period; noir and German expressionism; noir horror; classic Hollywood noir of the 40s; postmodern noir and the evolving image of the femme fatale. Students complete the subject with an understanding of the relationship between film and history; the stylistic development of the film noir body of texts from the silent period to the present; of new approaches to historiography; of the symbolic relevance of the changing image of the femme fatale in the film noir; and of postmodern cinematic practice in relation to contemporary film noir. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: FILM NOIR: HISTORY AND SEXUALITY 
Partner University Department: Cinema Studies 
Partner University Course Number: SCRN30004