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COSM39: Documentary Film in East and South-East Asia

Interested in documentary film? Want to know about and see documentary film from East and South-East Asia? In this course we explore the socio-political context of documentary film-making and discuss how film provide valuable insights into many challenges and current issues in the region.

In the course we will focus on the history and development of documentary film, and discuss a range of individual film-makers and films. Documentary film provide new insights into both contested history and rapid changes in the region. The film screened address topics such as gender, inequalities, human rights issues, and environmental challenges and struggles. The course approaches documentary film from a socio-political perspective but also make use of concepts and theories from film studies. 

Closed for late applications.


Application code: LU-19621

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COSM39 information

Course code: COSM39
Credits: 7.5 ECTS credits
Cycle: Second Cycle 
Language of instruction: English
Study venue: Lund
Rate of study: Full time (100%)
Teaching hours: Daytime
Entry requirements: To be eligible to the course, the students must have a Bachelor's degree in social sciences or humanities. Oral and written language proficiency in English equivalent to English 6/B from Swedish upper secondary school is a requirement.

Study period:

2021-08-30 – 2021-09-29