Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Film Studies 3357F/G

SCIENCE FICTION CINEMA


This course explores the history and development of Science Fiction cinema from the silent period to today’s CGI-saturated spectacles. Major themes include: the aesthetics of science fiction, modernity and social change, utopias/dystopias, technophobia/technophilia, identity/otherness, biopolitics, afrofuturism, set design, special effects and the “cinema of attractions”.

Antirequisite(s): The former Film Studies 2257F/G; the former Film Studies 2260F/G, if taken in 2015-2016 or 2016- 2017.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Film Studies 1020E or Film Studies 1022 or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 2 lecture/seminar hours, 1 3-hour lecture/screening.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: FILM

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