Investigative Methods and Documentary Film
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To introduce students to the investigation process and potential in documentary film.
Mode of study
Discussions, moderated discussions, film analyses. Classes in the field with evaluation data from available sources in electronic databases.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Bearing in basic political issues, history. Interest in investigative topics.
The aim of the course is to investigate and demonstrate the potential of the so called investigative method in documentary film. To clarify that this is not merely the domain for only journalism. As well we will cover, among others, so called engaged documentary film for the majority of which this method is necessary but also films covering historical events... to notice contexts of things - an those political. The instruction method is a continuous discussion.
Recommended or required reading
Monitor of main dailies and weeklies (MFD, Pravo, LN, Respekt, Tyden, etc.)
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on attendance and participation in class and submission of the final semester paper.
This course is an elective for all AMU students
Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:
Room No. 217
|Date||Day||Time||Tutor||Location||Notes||No. of paralel|
|Wed||18:10–19:45||Martin ŘEZNÍČEK||Room No. 217
Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Documentary Film - Bachelor - 1819 (required subject)