This module focuses on the period between about 1600 and 1800, allowing you to explore the development of the British Empire in the Americas from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 up until the American Revolution and its aftermath. This module gives students a practical understanding of the importance of the questions of immigration, race and ethnicity in France. In many DVD stores, we often find a shelf labelled ‘world cinema’ – a label on the lines of ‘world music’. This signals the universality of diversity and mobility, compared to categories such as ‘third cinema’ or ‘non- Western cinema’.
Burnett’s Killer of Sheep from 1978 became a notable title along with Spike Lee’s 1989 classic Do The Right Thing and Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust two years later. In 1919, four years after the release of The Birth of a Nation, the writer and filmmaker Oscar Micheaux entered the … Read More