Film History and Aesthetics II

Documentary Film Studies
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 60,0 TP + 3,0 OT

- Jorge Humberto dos Santos Seabra

Film History and Aesthetics I

On completion of this unit the students should have developed an insight of film history and know the milestones of film history as well as be able to analyse motion pictures and relate works and film-making trends.

I.The alternatives to American classical cinema and its evolution.
II. The European cinema at the turn of the fifties to the sixties.
III. The evolution of modern cinema from the second half of the sixties onwards.
IV.The world cinema from the eighties to the present day.
V. A brief analysis of the transformations during the last decade.

Evaluation Methodology
1 written exercise and 1 test


- David, B. (1997). On the History of Film Style. (pp. 322). Nova Iorque: Harvard University Press

Method of interaction
Expository lectures.

Software used in class