|Module title||Welsh film|
|Module lecturer||dr Karolina Rosiak|
|Faculty||Faculty of English|
Module aim (aims)
Transfer of knowledge
- providing key information on the creators, works, genres and styles of film in Welsh cinematography.
- understanding the specifics of Welsh cinema in a historical, social and cultural context.
- understanding the specifics of Welsh cinema in the context of international cinema
- analysis of the most important themes in Welsh film and films about Wales
- developing and shaping oral and written statements about Welsh cinema
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
English language at least B2 level.
Week 1: The Origins of Welsh Film: Welsh Silent Cinema.
Week 2: Welsh film in the 1930s and 1940s.
Week 3: Film adaptations: How Green was my Valley and mining-themed films.
Week 4: Ealing Studios: Wales through the eyes of English directors.
Week 5: Ealing Studios: Wales through the eyes of English directors.
Week 6: Welsh film in the 60's and 70's.
Week 7: The influence of Welsh-language television S4C on the development of film and animation in Wales.
Week 8: The influence of Welsh-language television S4C on the development of film and animation in Wales.
Week 9: British versus Welsh in Welsh film of the 1980s and 1990s.
Week 10: British versus Welsh in Welsh film of the 1980s and 1990s.
Week 11: Traditions and Transformations: Welsh Film in the Cool Cymru Period
Week 12: Contemporary Welsh Film
Week 13: Contemporary Welsh Film
Week 14: Dylan Thomas on film
Week 15: Dylan Thomas on film
Berry, David. 1994. Wales and the Cinema. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
Blandford, Steve (ed.). 2000. Wales on Screen. Bridgend: Seren Books.
McLoone, Martin. 2001. “Challenging colonial traditions. British Cinema in the Celtic Fringe”, Cineaste XXVI 4, pp. 51-54
Miskell, Peter. 2006. A Social history of the cinema in Wales, 1918-1951. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
Woodward, Kate. 2006. “Traditions and transformations: Film in Wales during the 1990s”, North American Journal of Welsh Studies 6(1), pp. 48-64.
Woodward, Kate. 2012. “The Desert and the dream: Film in Wales since 2000”, Journal of British Cinema and Television 9.3, pp. 419-435