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Assignments for August 29th August 22, 2007

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Chapter 3 from Rick Altman’s, Film / Genre.
– The Western (pg 34-38)
– A semantic/syntactic Approach to Film Genre (pg 207-226)

From Leo Brady y Marshal Cohen’s, Film Theory and Criticism:
-Robert Warshow, Movie Chronicle: The Westerner (pg 654-667)

Hand in a structured synopsis for both texts as well as your notes and comments on Von Trier’s Dancer in the Dark.

All texts are available here.



1. Joan - August 29, 2007

Hey the messegge was just to add a link that can be helpful and may illustrate the importance of the genre in american film history, it’s a podcast of Eltiempo.com multimedia’s section, theres in spanish so i dont’n know if theres a problem. It’s the episode XXIV and its about John Wayne…


[audio src="http://feeds.eltiempo.com/~r/eltiempo/podcast/audiocinema/~3/147873621/ARCHIVO-3693409-0.mp3" /]

2. Joan - September 2, 2007

hi, teacher, the messaje was to know what are the texts that we have to make the sinopsis this week, thanks!

3. Joan Manuel - September 3, 2007

hi teacher the message was to know what texts we have to make the structured sinopsis… thanks…

4. generoscinematograficos - September 3, 2007

Great links Joan! thank you!!

5. Links « Géneros Cinematográficos - September 3, 2007

[…] Links September 3, 2007 Posted by generoscinematograficos in links. trackback Joan posted a great link to some podcasts that discuss the important role that film genre plays on film viewing process nowadays.  Check them out. […]

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