This course unit contents focus on an overview of the films that made the Portuguese cinema history, a period going from its origin to the present, paying special attention to today's filmography.
Thus, the contents will focus four great moments, namely:
- Primitive and silent films
- the black and white
- Transition and new cinema
- Contemporary cinema
These moments are mandatory reference landmarks for understanding the evolution and consolidation of the Portuguese film industry.
By viewing the recommended movies selection students are expected to be able to systematize the main aesthetic and ideological trends that marked such moments