Course: Religions and films

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Course title Religions and films
Course code KFI/NAFI
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Klapetek Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. introductory lesson 2.-12. Film / document and subsequent management discussions. 13. Final evaluation and discussion.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Projection
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the basic religious themes in contemporary Czech and foreign film (documentary) production. The course is intended to help students develop the discussion about the film treatment of religious issues.
Students will acquire an overview of basic religious topics selected Czech and foreign film (documentary) production. The teacher-controlled discussions will deepen its ability to formulate their own opinion on the issue being discussed (eg, religiously motivated violence, the Western view of Eastern religions, sectarian thinking, history of Christianity, etc.). In the essay demonstrates the ability of complex arguments and defend their own opinions also in writing.
Prerequisites
no preconditions are necessary

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

(at least) 75% participation in the seminar, active participation in the seminar, essay.
Recommended literature
  • Salve - revue pro teologii a duchovní život; Víra ve filmu 2/04. Praha, 2004.
  • Blažejovský, J.:. Spiritualita ve filmu. Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury,.
  • Bordwell, D. - Thompson, K.:. Film Art: An Introduction. Ninth edition. New York, 2009.
  • Bordwell, David; Thompsonová, Kristin. Dějiny filmu. Praha, 2007.
  • Monaco, James. Jak číst film. Svět filmu, médií a multimédií. Praha, 2006.
  • Putna, Martin C. Film a náboženství. Uherské Hradiště, 1997.
  • Suchánek. A vdechl duši živou.. Olomouc.
  • Suchánek. Topografie transcendentních souřadnic filmového obrazu.. Olomouc.
  • Szczepanik, P.:. Nová filmová historie : antologie současného myšlení o dějinách kinematografie a audiovizuální kultury.. Praha.
  • Thompson, K. Dějiny filmu. Přehled světové kinematografie. Praha, 2007.
  • Zuska, Vlastimil (ed.). Sborník filmové teorie, Angloamerické studie. Praha, 1991.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Philosophy (2016) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Teacher Education for Secondary Schools (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Philosophy and Religious Studies (2016) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter