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Film Seminary II

Code 13109
Year 3
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/S(45H)
Scientific area Cinema
Entry requirements Bibliography may be provided in English.
Mode of delivery Presencial
Work placements No
Learning outcomes The curricular unit is organized into two modules, one with greater theoretical incidence and another with greater practical propensity, each corresponding to the following objectives:

Module 1 - from September 24th to November 5th inclusive
The main objective of the module is to operationalize the concept of “cinephilia”. Students should be able to: 1) Frame “cinephilia” in the history of cinema and understand its dimensions of criticism and film programming 2) Operationalize cinephilia either through the “filmmakers' theory” approach or through film programming.

Module 2 – from November 12th to January 7th inclusive
Provide means of reflection on cinema as a way of thinking, through an approximation of concepts and ideas from epistemology and philosophical theory with film theory.
Syllabus Module 1:
1. Cinephilia: contextualization. The “old” and the “new” cinephilia.
2. Operationalize cinephilia:
2.1 The “filmmakers' theory” approach: the interviews
2.2 The activity of cinematographic programming. Masterclasses with programmers.
3. Presentation in class of a written work or a program (at least one of the films in the program will be, obligatorily, from UBI).

Module 2:
a. Types of knowledge and film genres
b. Belief and disbelief in cinema and the transmission of tacit knowledge
c. Essay Structure and Thesis Film
d. Criticism of contemporary image and cinema
Main Bibliography Baecque, A. de (2010). Cinefilia: invenção de um olhar, história de uma cultura, 1944 – 1968.Cosac Naify.
Mendonça, L. (2016). "Crítica e cinefilia – dos Cahiers amarelos à nova democracia digital". Revista Camões, nº 24.
Penafria, M.; Baggio, E.; Graça, A. R. & Araujo, D. (2016). Ver ouvir e ler os cineastas, vol. I, Ed. Labcom.
Shambu, G. “Por uma nova cinefilia” (2019). Revista Cinética [Orig. Film Quarterly]
Filmografia: Os quatrocentos golpes (1959), de François Truffaut
Shirin (2008), de Abbas Kiarostami
O espectador espantado (2016), de Edgar Pêra

Módulo 2:
Rancièce, J. (2013), Béla Tarr - o tempo do depois. Lisboa: Orfeu Negro.
Rancière, J. (2017), O destino das imagens. Lisboa: Orfeu Negro
Virilio, P. (2018), Guerra e Cinema. S. Paulo: Página Aberta.
Zizek, S. (2008), Lacrimae Rerum. Lisboa: Orfeu Negro.

O Cavalo de Turim (2011), de Béla Tarr
Dogville (2003), de Lars von Trier
Aurora (1927), de F. W.Murnau
Koyaanisqatsi (1982), de Godfrey Reggio
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Module 1:
Taking into account that the module focuses on the operationalization of "cinephilia" in one of the following areas: approach "filmmakers theory" with special focus on interviews with filmmakers or film programming, the work of students can be one of the following: 1) a text which brings together and discusses the filmmaker's thought and poetics, expressed in these interviews; 2) a movie schedule, in which at least one of the films will be from UBI.

Módulo 2:
- Exposição de conteúdos epistémicos e/ou teórico-críticos em diálogo com trechos de obras fílmicas.
Este módulo tem um peso de 10 valores na classificação geral. A avaliação é composta por um trabalho de grupo na forma de um ensaio (75% da classificação) e apresentado individualmente por todos os membros do grupo (25%)
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-01-24

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