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New Spec OCR A Level Film Case Studies

Richard Gent | Sunday November 27, 2011

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Films & Case Studies, American, Directors, Hollywood Films, Non-Hollywood Films, World Cinema, Key Concepts, Overviews

New OCR A Level Film Studies Resources

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We are developing a series of new resources for the new GCSE and A Level Film Studies specs. The first resources is a series of case studies of specific films.

Below are links to all of the elements you will need for the first term. Please read the note on copyright carefully.

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While we build this page you can still access all of our film case studies. Please use the menu on the right for named published case studies.

Section A: Film Form in US Cinema from the Silent Era to 1990

These examination tasks require that you study three American films with particular reference to responding to questions in the key areas:

  • Film language
  • Film meaning
  • Film context

And with specific reference to ideas of:

  • Meaning and response

The task will require you compare three films, one from each Component Group:

  • The Silent Era
  • Hollywood 1930-1960
  • Hollywood 1961-1990

Silent Era

  • The Birth of a Nation (Griffith, 1915)
  • The Gold Rush (Chaplin, 1925)
  • The Mark of Zorro (Niblo and Reed, 1920)
  • The General (Bruckman and Keaton, 1926)
  • Sunrise (Murnau, 1927)
  • The Wind (Sjostrom, 1928)
  • ...

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