Politics and Film - Ryerson University Course

Course Code CPOL-128
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: Film often mirrors society in both intentional and uninternational ways.  Some are overtly political, some reflect changing values and some are made purely for entertainment.  This course will reflect on the various political perspectives which enables students to critically assess films and television programmes.  It will unravel the relationship between politics and film.  It will assess the role films play in reinforcing of debunking stereotypes.  These themes will be examined in the context of the film industry in Canada.