Danish Film, Television and Streaming

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The course gives a portrait of Denmark through its output of popular entertainment and high art within film, TV, and Streaming. The course places internationally famous auteurs such as Carl Th. Dreyer, Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg and Susanne Bier in their cultural context and present important genres such as youth film, realism, drama, comedy, pornography, and documentary. Denmark has always been internationally extremely mobile from the world domination of Nordisk Film studios during the silent period to the wildly successful sex comedies of the 1970s.

The recent successes of Nordic Noir and Danish TV and streaming series continues to make extraordinary contribution to entertainment and art film, tv and streaming: Overwhelming success in recent years is witnessed by the many Emmy, BAFTA, Cannes, and Oscar win. The course interrogates the role of screen sexuality, gender and racial representations, and cultural identity and it explores the role of film, TV, and streaming policy. 

Time: Wednesdays 15-19 p.m.

Location: South Campus, room 24.4.01

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Please notice that room, programme and dates are subject to changes.