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Teaching Contemporary British Cinema

by S.C. Benyahia

Part of the Teaching Film and Media Studies Series

Teaching Contemporary British Cinema Synopsis

The recent development of British cinema provides a fascinating area of study, with a variety of film styles - from the representation of social issues to star-led romantic comedies. Through detailed case studies, suggested schemes of work, and student activities, this teaching guide illustrates the different approaches to teaching British cinema. The guide includes * The theoretical contexts to the study of British cinema, explained in an accessible style through summaries of key thinkers * Questions of funding, distribution, and exhibition * Case studies exploring the developments in themes and style of British cinema since 1990, focusing on social realism (examples include Dirty Pretty Things, Last Resort, In This World ); British Asian cinema (examples include My Son the Fanatic, Bend it Like Beckham ); and British cinema and institutions (examples include the films of Richard Curtis)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781844570614
Publication date: 23rd March 2005
Author: S.C. Benyahia
Publisher: BFI Publishing an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 92 pages
Categories: Teaching of a specific subject, Films, cinema,

About S.C. Benyahia

Sarah Casey Benyahiais Lecturer in Film and Media Studies.

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