During this module you will discuss the cinema from a different regions, that has an impact for the filmmakers all over the world. We will check what is the role of a social and political situation in shaping the generation of filmmakers.

We will see how the technological shift influenced filmmakers in France, where New Extreme movement was connected with brutal news program, full of violence and blood, coming to our living rooms, or in the US, where young filmmakers wannabe bought they own equipment and with their friends started to shoot films together, and brought us mumblecore.

We will ask ourselves a question about the role of the filmmakers in the time of Hollywood domination – what are the options to go against it? You will have a unique chance to find the answer yourself, and spread your knowledge about contemporary cinema.

After this course you would be able to have a conversation about the most important movements and phenomenon happening in cinema nowadays.