Checking date: 19/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Construction of identity and the social imaginary in film and television present
Study: Master in Applied Research in Media (248)

Coordinating teacher: IMBERT , GERARD

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Communication

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
- Social and simbolic reflexion about cinema and tv - Competences on analyse of pictures - Critical analyse of contains and forms of tv message - Analyse of relations between audiovisual products and social representations - Cinema and tv and their influence on the audiovisual imaginaries
Description of contents: programme
Introduction: posmodernism, identity and ambivalence I. Identity's construction, crise of values and new social imaginaries II. Identity and is fisical traduction III. "New existencialism", youth, crisis of thirty, passive resistance IV. Relations and "liquid love" V. Gender's identities VI. People borderline, extreme conducts, "cold horror" VII. Truth vs lie: values reversion
Assessment System
Basic Bibliography
  • Gérard Imbert. Cine e imaginarios sociales. El cine posmoderno como experiencia de los límites (1990-2010). Cátedra. 2010
  • Gérard Imbert. Crisis de valores en el cine posmoderno. Más allá de los límites. . Cátedra. 2019

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.