Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
801001142019Auteur CinemaElective124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The elaboration of the concept of auteur and discussions on definitions of auteur cinema.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Aslı Favaro
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to define the concept of “auteur”
2Ability to discuss the characteristics of auteur cinema
3To be able to elaborate the contemporary auteur cinema
4Ability to analyze films through auteur theory
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
The concept of auteur and discussions on auteur theory Currents in cinema, historical context and auteur cinema Discussions on contemporary auteur cinema Modern and postmodern cinema Hollywood narratives and auteur cinema Independent cinema
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, general information on the course methodology and recommendation of sources
2The concept of auteur
3Auteur theory and the concept of art cinema
4Auteur theory and discussions on definitions of auteur cinema
5Haneke’s cinema and auteur theory
6Haneke’s cinema and alienation
7Tarkovsky and auteur cinema
8Midterm
9Tarkovsky and the problem of modernity
10Tarkovsky, mysticism and contemporary Russian cinema
11David Lynch and auteur cinema
12David Lynch and reconstructed reality
13Cronenberg and auteur cinema
14Cronenberg and fragmented reality
15Discussions on Independent Cinema / Indiewood
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Case Study12448
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination177
Reading8216
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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