COMM589 Human Rights on ScreenUpdated: 16 March 2018
|Offering||Not offered in 2019|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
offered in even-numbered years only
- Human Rights on Screen
|Coordinator(s)||Fincina Hopgood (email@example.com)|
There is a new, exciting field of industry practice that uses screen media for human rights awareness and advocacy. Using an interdisciplinary approach that blends screen and media studies with history, philosophy and international law, this unit examines the portrayal of human rights issues in cinema, television and online platforms from Australia and other countries. Students will apply their knowledge and skills by developing a proposal for a human rights festival. By exploring new developments in screen studies research and production with links to film festivals, activism and social change, this unit offers a dynamic learning experience that is engaged with the wider world.
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|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: