In many ways Scandinavian film and television is a global cultural brand, connected with and exporting some of the cultural and social values connected to a liberal and progressive welfare society. This course deals with the social, institutional and cultural background of film and television in Scandinavia and in a broader European and global context. 

Syllabus – What you will learn from this course

1. Contemporary Scandinavian Film and TV Culture and Dreyer’s Classical Cinema

2. Ingmar Bergman and Lars von Trier

3. New Wave, Art Cinema and Social Drama

4. Documentary and Early TV Drama

5. Modern TV Drama and the Digital Revolution

This course is offered by the University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark – founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark’s capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe.