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Approaches to Non-Hollywood Film/World Cinema Workshop »

Kirri Porter-White | Thursday June 19, 2014

Categories: Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, World Cinema, Genres & Case Studies, Bollywood, Iranian, Japanese, Hot Entries

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Our full or half day workshops explore the concept of ‘World Cinema’ – what it is and what it means using a range of examples from Japanese, Bollywood, Mexican and Iranian Cinema. Key texts will be explored to help pupils/students understand the global nature of film production, distribution and consumption.


  • Half Day (3 Hours Contact Time): costs from £300
  • Full Day (6 Hours Contact Time): costs from £450
  • Travel and printing fees are also applicable, where appropriate. The workshop rate may vary depending on location

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Aspects of National Cinema: Japanese Cinema »

James Clarke | Monday November 25, 2013

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Analysis, Film Analysis, Film History, Cinema in Context, Film Industry, Film Distribution, Production Companies, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Grave of the Fireflies, Seven Samurai, Genres & Case Studies, Japanese, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Representation

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WJEC A2 Film Studies FM4 Section A World Cinema: Aspects of National Cinema

Japanese cinema can be understood as a major presence in the international film style context, not only in terms of its own achievement but also for the influence it has exerted on cinema far beyond its borders.  It’s a national cinema with a very specific set of concerns and stylistic traits and with a number of particular contexts that allow the film texts to be understood in all the more interesting ways. In saying that there is such a thing as international cinema,...

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