CMNS 610: A Study of Canadian Feature Film—By Canadians, about Canadians, for Canadians Report a Broken Link

Communication Studies 610: A Study of Canadian Feature Film—By Canadians, About Canadians, for Canadians is created to advance the task of bringing academic rigor to the study of domestic films in terms of their role in defining national identity in both English and French Canada.

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Supplementary Readings


Sources for Assignments
Alberta Task Force on Film.

Recommendations of the Alberta Task Force on Film. Alberta Task Force on Film, 1978.

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Fraser, Fil.

Chapter 11: Culture Shock II: The End of an Era. Alberta’s Camelot: Culture and the Arts in the Lougheed Years, 215–221, Notes 238. Edmonton, AB: Lone Pine Publishing, 2003.

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Marsden, Bill.

Chapter 10: Heaven and Alberta. Big Screen Country: Making Movies in Alberta, 136–151. Calgary, AB: Fifth House Publishing, 2004.

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Required Readings
Your course professor may assign readings from this magazine via the course Moodle page.

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Unit 7


Required Readings
Goodmans Entertainment Group. Improvements to Canadian Film & Television Incentives