102年第2學期-0185 文討：現代女性電影 課程資訊
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a. Strengthen students’ ability to read and discuss film texts.
b. Develop students's ability to write about film.
c. Give students a more advanced understanding of film making.
d. Develop students’ awareness of the inter-relation between gender and
e. Develop students’independent research skills.
Feminist film has become the focus for much creative and critical work as women filmmakers have sought ways to represent experiences that had not previously been part of the filmic or cultural conversation. This course examines the work of women directors and the representation of women in their works. Central concerns of the course include the relation between women cinema and gender film studies; the connection of film form to the representation or expression of identity and desire; and a greater understanding of the influence of psychoanalysis on female film work.
Office HourInstructor’s Office Hours: Thursday 10:10-11:00 am., Fri. 10:00-11:00. Or by appointment
Giannetti, Louis. Understanding Movies, 11th ed.,
Corrigan, Timothy. A Short Guide to Writing About Film, 4th ed., Pearson Longman, 2004.
1. Films: Sofia Coppola: Marie Antoinette (2006)
Jane Campion: The Piano (1993)
Catherine Hardwicke: Thirteen (2000)
Nancy Mayers: What Women Want (2000)
Kimberly Peirce: Boys Don’t Cry (1999)
Sally Potter: The Man Who Cried (2001)
Kelly Reichardt: Wendy and Lucy (2009)
Julie Taymor: Frida (2002)