Film Studies in the University Students' Audience: From Entertainment Genres to Art House.
232 Pages Posted: 1 Jul 2015 Last revised: 3 Jul 2015
Date Written: June 30, 2015
The film art are the complex means of the mastering of the surrounding world by the person (in social, moral, psychological, artistic, intellectual aspects). Development of skills for the critical analysis of films – an important task of film studies. However, film education practice shows that university students have the problems with the discussion / analysis, for example, the difficulties in the process of understanding and interpreting the author's conception, plot and genre features. This book substantiates the technological approaches to the analysis skills of different genres in film studies in students’ audience. For example, the main outcome of analysis of the movies genres in film education in a university classroom is not just the audience's understanding of historical, political, social and cultural contexts and stereotypes, but also the development of the audience’s analytical and interpretative skills applied to film text, critical thinking development.
This book will be useful for film and media educators, scholars, teachers, university students, a broad audience interested of film studies.
Keywords: film studies, media studies, media literacy, media education, students
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