Film Discourse Analysis
Part of this Programme
Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Bachelor | Semestral | 4
Year | Type of course unit | Language
3 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
112 | 45
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
1. Participation in the Cineclube sessions (during the semester, optional) 2. The cinematographic image: concepts 2.1 the notion of plan and framing 2.2 the image-sound relation 3. Formal and thematic analysis 4. Analyzes proposed by Raymond Bellour 5 Notion of gender and form 6. Western- myth, community, lei- space, movement, action 7. Musical- how to recognize a musical- Vincent Minnelli 8. Noir- the themes in Noir- the stylistic noir 9. Terror- fanstasma , vision, medi- Nosferatu and Vampyr 10. Melodrama- common melodramatic places- melodramatic signs 11. Territories and forces of images- fiction, documentary, experimental
The program is dedicated to the study of basic concepts of cinematographic discourse and to the analysis of the gender components of the cinematographic image, focusing on the issues of territorial separation of the cinematographic image and, with particular emphasis on the study of forms and operators of creation and communication in movie theater.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
Film and discursive analysis having as a frame the modes of enunciation and cinematographic composition. Knowledge of the forms of gender and the territories of the cinematographic image. Elementary construction strategy and narrative analysis according to the forms of gender.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
"The lessons will consist of: a) viewing of films or excerpts from films, b) presentation of contents, reading and discussion. program data) "
"Altman, Rick (1999). Film/Genre. Londres, Grã-Bretanha: B.F.I.
Burch, Noël (1969). Praxis do Cinema. Lisboa, Portugal: Editorial Estampa, 1973
Geiger, Jeffrey e Rutsky, R. L. (2005). Film Analysis, Nova Iorque, E.U.A.: W.W. Norton
Genette, Gérard (1972). Narrative Discourse. An essay in method. Londres, Grã-Bretanha: Cornell University Press,1980
Júdice, Nuno (2010). Abc da Crítica. Lisboa, Portugal: Publicações Dom Quixote
Schaeffer, Jean-Marie (1989). Qu ¿est-ce qu ¿un genre littéraire. Paris, França: Seuil
Souriau, Étienne (1953). L ¿Univers Filmique. Paris, França: Flammarion
Xavier, Ismail (1977). O Discurso Cinematográfico. A opacidade e a transparência. São Paulo, Brasil: Paz e Terra, 3ªedição, 2005"