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.


Through courses with alternating themes every year, the student becomes acquainted with different areas of film history, such as film genres, major directors, special themes, or interplay between film and other arts.

Credits: 2

Schedule: 24.04.2023 - 28.04.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Olaf Möller, Satu Kyösola

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:

    Course contents change every year. Specific course descriptions will be updated in MyCourses Syllabus at the latest three weeks before the beginning of the course.


Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Evaluation on a scale of 0-5, based primarily on the essay or other individual assignment approved by the teacher in charge.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching: Screenings, lectures, discussions (21 hours)

    Independent work: essay or other individual assignment approved by the teacher in charge (33 hours)

    Accepted completion of the course requires 80% attendance in contact teaching.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring V
    2023-2024 Spring V

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: Sisu. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,

    The maximum number of participants in the course is 45 students. The course will not be held if there are less than 5 students enrolled.