FILM 2002 - Stanley Kubrick: director, adapter, producer
North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2021
General Course Information
Course Code FILM 2002 Course Stanley Kubrick: director, adapter, producer Coordinating Unit School of Humanities Term Semester 1 Level Undergraduate Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Up to 3 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Incompatible FILM 3003EX The Kubrick Archive & Kubrick's London Study Tour Assumed Knowledge ENGL 1105 Introduction to Film Studies or FILM 1001 French Cinema Course Description Stanley Kubrick was one of the great directors, adapters and producers of film in the twentieth century. His work is so famous that even if you have never seen a Kubrick film, you will recognise cultural references to it after you have come in contact with the original films. He directed films such as Paths of Glory, Lolita, Dr. Strangelove: or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb, 2001, a Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and Eyes Wide Shut. In this course, you will study these films, and more, in depth. You will discover Kubrick?s abiding themes, and his contribution to the aesthetic development of cinema. A unique feature of this course is that you will have access to international experts on Kubrick, who will contribute their insights to seminars and learning materials via virtual means.
Course Coordinator: Dr Joy McEntee
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Course Learning Outcomes1. Analyse a range of films directed by Stanley Kubrick
2. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the context of key concepts, theories and critical approaches to the study of film
3. Read and interpret film criticism and apply it to academic argument
4. Communicate the findings of research and insights from classes effectively to engage in critical debate
5. Use contemporary technologies relevant to using class materials and completing assignments
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Required ResourcesCastle, Alison, editor. The Stanley Kubrick Archives. Taschen/Bibliotheca Universalis, 2016.
Films to be accessed by the students via Stan, iTunes. Amazon Prime, YouTube or other streaming service.
Early documentaries: The Seafarers, The Flying Padre, Day of the Fight
Fear and Desire
Paths of Glory
Dr. Strangelove: or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
2001, a Space Odyssey
A Clockwork Orange
Full Metal Jacket
Eyes Wide Shut.
All other materials provided via MyUni.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesLectures will be live-streamed to enable interaction with international guest speakers. They will be recorded, except where the guest speakers have requested that recording not take place.
Seminars will be face-to-face to enable the screening of film clips.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.156 hours total over the semester.
Learning Activities Summary1 x 1 hour lecture per week
1 x 2 hour seminar per week
Independent viewing and research
Specific Course RequirementsNA
Small Group Discovery ExperienceNA
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ASSESSMENT TASK TASK TYPE WEIGHTING COURSE LEARNING OUTCOME(S) Discussion board posts 1500 words total Summative and formative 30% 1,2,3,4,5 Essay 1500 words Summative and formative 35% 1,2,3,4,5 Take home exam 1500 words Summative 35% 1,2,3,4,5
Assessment Description % weighting Discussion board posts 1500 words total. Distributed throughout the semester, these will give students and opportunity to engage with films and readings, and with invited speaker presentations. 30% Essay 1500 words. Set at the mid-point of the course, this will give students the opportunity to reflect on the first six weeks’ learnings. 35% Take home exam 1500 words. Set at the end of the course, this will give students the opportunity to reflect on the last six weeks’ learnings 35%
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