Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Knowledge of special areas of film

Credits: 2

Schedule: 18.10.2021 - 22.10.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Anne Lakanen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This course introduces the basics of avant-garde film (or experimental film).

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures, viewings and discussions. Writing an essay based on the course.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures and viewings 27 h


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    P. Adams Sitney: Visionary Film (Oxford University Press 2002).
    Additional material distributed during the course.

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course is part of art, theory and research studies in Film and Television.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I

    2021-2022 Autumn I

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: Sisu replaces Oodi on 9 August, 2021. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture:

    Kursseille ottamisen prioriteettijärjestys ARTSissa 1.1.2018