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Semester: 1

Credits: 30

FM4306: Feminist Film Studies

This module offers an introduction to feminist film studies – history and theory whilst addressing questions of representation, aesthetics, ideology, and politics as related to gender and intersecting identities. We will explore what makes a particular film or media practice “feminist”, and what role media production, distribution, and exhibition have in the process. How do media – images and practice – participate in and/or resist dominant ideas? And in what ways do feminist film studies challenge our received knowledge of film and media theory to date?

Teaching

Tuesday 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm, Byre Theatre Conference Room
Screenings Monday 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm, Byre Theatre Conference Room

Dr Leshu Torchin (Lecturer)