Free Winter Film Course
WHEN: June 14, 2011
WHERE: Long Play - 318 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy, VIC
FORMAT: 45 minute Q & A, 45 minute lecture
mental illness

An introduction to the politics of representation and aesthetics in cinema.


Images of War: Aesthetics, Simulation and Fascism

June 14, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: (Mr. Tyson Namow, La Trobe University)

Lessons of Darkness: A Requiem for An Uninhabitable Planet 1992 (Dir. Werner Herzog)

Post-911 and Representations of Screen Violence

June 21, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: (Dr. Gabrielle Murray)

Taxi to the Dark Side 2007 (Dir. Alex Gibney)

‘Voice’ and Politics in Indian Documentary Film

June 28, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: (Ms. Shweta Kishore, Documentary Filmmaker)

Cinema and the Power of Empathy: Portrayals of Mental Illness in Recent Australian Films

July 5, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: (Dr. Fincina Hopgood, University of Melbourne)

Clips will be shown from films such as Shine(1996), Cosi (1996) and The Black Balloon (2008)

The Politics of Apocalyptic-Zombie Horror Films

July 12, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: (Dr. Saige Walton, University of Melbourne)

Night of the Living Dead 1968 (Dir. George A. Romero)

WHERE: Long Play