This resource closely follows the EDUQAS A-Level specification and the Lisa Wardle textbook to offer teachers a comprehensive introduction to the main issues around spectatorship. This is especially useful in teaching Component 1, Section B, American Film Since 2005.
Topics covered include active versus passive spectatorship, viewer positioning, analysis of how film form and narrative shape spectator response, viewing contexts, demographic factors, intertextuality, preferred, negotiated and oppositional readings ( Stuart Hall’s theory) with a few case study application suggestions (CAROL, Haynes, 2015).
The resource includes interactive exercises and is presented with nice visuals and text/picture animations.
Approx length of time - 1 entire lesson (1 hour).
Number of slides: 38.
This presentation is based on insights from Patricia White’s article ‘Cinema Solidarity: The Documentary Practice of Kim Longinotto’ from Cinema Journal 46, No. 1, Fall 2006.
Using Sisters in Law (Ayisi and Longinotto) as the central case study, this 30-slide presentation forms the basis of an hour-long lesson and concludes with a past exam question.
Ideal for teaching EDUQAS A-LEVEL** FILM STUDIES**, this resource focuses on Kim Longinotto’s documentary practice and ‘theory’, allowing students to contextualise her approach in terms of wider feminist debates around the position and role of Western feminists vis-a-vis feminists from other cultures and national contexts.
This is a** fully animated** and illustrated (with helpful links integrated) overview of the Cinéma Vérité film movement, comprising 44 slides. Useful for teaching the EDUQAS A-LEVEL in FILM STUDIES (Documentary Component) as well as the IB in Film or Media Studies. The content covers how Cinema Verite ** evolved in the United States, UK, Canada and France. *A- Level FIlm Studies Tutors can use this for two entire lessons.
The PowerPoint presentation is to be used over a two-hour lesson and includes breaks for discussion and feedback, as well as the option to use the built-in links to video clips / examples. The presentation includes pictures, text, exercises and video links.
It is useful for teaching at A-Level, the International Baccalaureate, or as an introductory lesson at University Level.
This 10 question test is a great accompaniment to the Specatatorship PowerPoint Presentation Resource for teaching the EDUQAS A-Level Film Studies Component 1, Section B. Contemporary American Film.
Topics covered include: hypodermic needle theory, active versus passive spectatorship, archetypes, intertextuality, viewing contexts, polysemy and oppositional readings of films.
The test is best used for Year 12 or Year 13 film studies but can also be helpful for Media Studies teachers vis-a-vis spectaorship and ideology.
**Raise the Red Lantern **(Dir. Zhang Yimou, 1991, China) is an excellent example of a film that deconstructs how
patriarchal power works and in this sense it is a film that is empowering for women, despite being a narrative *about *
The film has also been discussed as a metaphor for Chinese state power and therefore also functions a a subversive political commentary.
With beautiful cinematography and composition throughout, this film is also a study in cinematic perfection, with mise-en-scene used to great symbolic effect. The film could be studied just as an excellent example of mise-en-scene.
Suitable for teaching the EDUQAS FILM STUDIES A-LEVEL, this resource comprises a 23-slide presentation giving an overview of the distinctive features of Wong Kar-wei’s films. Useful for the EDUQAS A-LEVEL film studies Component 2: Global Filmmaking perspectives, Section D, Modern Experimental Film, this resources is fully animated and contains links to illustrative You Tube videos.
This presentation provides an introduction to the cinema of Won Kar-wei and works well as background / contextualisation of CHUNGKING EXPRESS or FALLEN ANGELS.
time: 1 hour
This 14 slide, fully-animated presentation involves key revision in preparation for Component 1, Section A: Hollywood 1930 – 1990 Comparative Study. Focus is on the auteur debate and industrial contexts, with other factors such as gender representation and genre also considered. The presentation involves interactive exercises and should fill one lesson.