Communication and media studies

Learn about the great films of the 20th century in a historical fashion by watching them.

View a total 101 films from classic silents, early sound, the classic Hollywood studios of the 1930s and 40s, the post-war masterpieces of Japan and Europe, up to contemporary independent and experimental film. Taste samples of the best from genres such as Westerns and Film Noir, as well as the finest cinema from leading directors around the world in the last decades of the century.

The selection of films is based on authoritative critical lists of the leading film critics and film societies.

The course will be self guiding and you will track your progress in watching the films.