Film Analysis and Narration - Lecture Series - Maastricht

Film Analysis and Narration - Lecture Series - Maastricht

Start: Wednesday 30 oktober, 19h30
Filmtheater Lumière LUM
Lecturer: Karel Deburchgrave, film critic, Hasselt (B)
Lectures on Wednesdays 30 October, 6, 13, 20 and 27 November 

Film analysis is the process in which a film is analyzed in terms of the visual, the sound, the editing and narration. 
In our first lecture series we discussed the anatomy of film. 
In this second series we focus on storytelling. Each session will be illustrated with film clips linked to a film programmed at Film Theatre Lumière (see for the titles).

The separate sessions:

1. The Hollywood model: Strangers on a train (foto, 1951), Alfred Hitchcock / Case Study: Diarios de motocicleta (The Motorcycle Diaries) (2004), Walter Salles. (30 October)

2. The linear plot: European versus American: Spoorloos (1988), George Sluizer / Case Study: The Vanishing (1993), George Sluizer

3. The nonlinear plot: Reservoir Dogs (1992), Quentin Tarantino / Case Study: Happiness (1998), Todd Solondz

4. The literary adaptation: Wuthering Heights (1939),William Wyler / Case Study: The Great Gatsby (2013), Baz Luhrmann

5. The dream structure: Belle de Jour (1967), Luis Buñuel / Case Study: Dans la Maison (2012), François Ozon (27 November)

Lecturer: Karel Deburchgrave is the chairman of the Belgian film monthly Filmmagie and has worked as a film critic for various Dutch and English magazines. He teaches film and gives film seminars for teachers at different cultural centres. He has been president of the Ecumenical Film Jury at the film festivals of Karlovy Vary (2008), Festroia Portugal (2010), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2011), Prix Italia Torino (2011) and Hong Kong (2012).

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Total costs series: UM students €10 / (former) UM-employees, UM-alumni and students from other schools €25 / others €50.

Location: Film Theatre Lumière

Geschreven door FILMMAGIE