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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Contemporary Scandinavian Film and TV Culture and Dreyer's Classical Cinema

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 66 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
1.2: Scandinavian cinema: trends and international impact, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg8m
1.3: Scandinavian television culture, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg12m
2.1: The establishing of early cinema in Scandinavia, by Associate Professor Casper Tybjerg11m
2.2: The golden age of Swedish cinema and Dreyer, by Associate Professor Casper Tybjerg11m
2.3: Sound film and Dreyer's career as filmmaker, by Associate Professor Casper Tybjerg13m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
Contemporary Scandinavian Film and Television Culture: Main Trends6m
Carl Th. Dreyer and the Classical Scandinavian Cinema6m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Ingmar Bergman and Lars von Trier

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
3.2: Bergman's film: Themes and style, by Associate Professor Johannes Riis12m
3.3: Chamber films, Persona and the influence of Strindberg, by Associate Professor Johannes Riis10m
4.1: Lars von Trier: The Early Years, by Associate Professor Peter Schepelern12m
4.2: Dogma 95, by Associate Professor Peter Schepelern12m
4.3: Lars von Trier: The Later Years, by Associate Professor Peter Schepelern13m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
Ingmar Bergman: Between Classicism and Modernism6m
Lars von Trier and Dogma 956m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

New Wave, Art Cinema and Social Drama

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
5.2: Scandinavian new wave: Main tendencies, by Associate Professor Birger Langkjær9m
5.3: Scandinavian new wave auteurs, by Associate Professor Birger Langkjær14m
6.1: And the Winner is ... Scandinavian heritage films, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg13m
6.2: Contemporary Scandinavian film success, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg14m
6.3: Modern Scandinavian art films, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg14m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
Scandinavian New Wave Cinema6m
Scandinavian Art Film and Social Drama after 19906m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Documentary and Early TV Drama

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
7.2: A new look at reality: The modern Scandinavian documentary, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg12m
7.3: Documentary in a global and digital world, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg14m
8.1: A medium for education: Early television drama, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg10m
8.2: The birth of modern television drama, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg18m
8.3: Stories by instalment: Television and serial narratives, by Professor Ib Bondebjerg13m
2 readings
Additional resources10m
Additional resources10m
2 practice exercises
The Scandinavian Documentary6m
Scandinavian Television Drama 1960-20006m

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