DIFFERENT WORLDS - UNIT FOCUS
In the film study the concept of Different Worlds will be closely analysed. Through an analysis of this text you will come to understand the complexities of social and cultural groups. You will explore a variety of different worlds which will allow you to gain insight into different places and different times. You will investigate issues associated with racism, intolerance, morality and ethics within imaginary and ‘real’ worlds and consider how these reflect the director’s purpose and context. Students will reflect on how these texts challenge the status quo and cultural stereotypes and allow the responder to explore possibilities not yet considered. You are encouraged to use your imagination to see new ways of being.
You will examine closely the individual qualities of texts while considering their relationship to the concept of Different Worlds. You will synthesise ideas to clarify meaning and develop new meanings.