Documentary Film, International Law & World Politics

2019-2020
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Doel vak

Upon completion of the course the student should be able to:
(a) Identify different documentary genres, as well as the different ways
in which narrative, image and sound are brought together
(b) Understand the ways in which evidence is used in documentary film,
as well as of the ways in which documentary film is used as evidence in
court
(c) Identify and discuss ethical aspects of documentary film making
(d) Identify and discuss formal techniques and the invocation of
authenticity in film
(e) Understand the role of film festivals as sites of politics and legal
education

Inhoud vak

This course studies the role of documentary film in international law
and world politics. Core topics of the course include:
• The propagandistic use of documentary film
• The use of documentary film in international legal proceedings
• The use of evidence and the construction of authority in documentary
film
• The construction of narrative and argument in documentary film
• The use of formal techniques (editing, camerawork, sounds)
• The ethics of documentary making
• Documentary film festivals
• Development of research into documentary film

Onderwijsvorm

Interactive lectures, film screenings and discussion.

Toetsvorm

Short film or trailer made by students
Paper

Doelgroep

This course is available for:
- Exchange students (Bachelor and Master)
- Students who are interested to follow this course as an
extracurricular course

Algemene informatie

Vakcode R_DFIL
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P5
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. W.G. Werner
Examinator prof. dr. W.G. Werner
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