Teacher guide Bollywood spices up Aussie filmmaking

TLF ID M019574

This learning sequence explores the global popularity of Bollywood, and how it has been incorporated in films by two Australian directors. Through analysis of two famous Bollywood films with ties to Australia, students refine their understanding of the genre's characteristics and develop an historic argument using the primary sources of two Australian films.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable for supporting the year 10 Literacy content description in English focusing on analysing and evaluating how people, cultures, places, events, objects and concepts are represented in texts, including media texts as students explore Australian movies with ties to Bollywood.
  • The resource is valuable for supporting the year Historical knowledge and understanding content description that has a focus on the influence of overseas developments such as Bollywood as students are given the opportunity to see the influence of Bollywood on two Australian movies.
  • This resource is of significant value to support the implementation of the Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia priority in History and English, with particular emphasis on the first organising idea, the peoples and countries of Asia are diverse in ethnic background, traditions, cultures, belief systems and religions; the third organising idea, the peoples and countries of Asia have contributed and continue to contribute to world history and human endeavour and the fourth organising idea, the arts and literature of Asia influence aesthetic and creative pursuits within Australia, the region and globally.
  • This resource is valuable as it provides teachers with strategies to support the implementation of the Intercultural Understanding capability, especially learning about and engaging with diverse cultures in ways that create connections with others and cultivate mutual respect.
  • This resource is valuable as it provides activities that develop students' ability to process and synthesise information from a range of sources as they explore the impact of Bollywood on Australian film making.
Year level

10

Learning area
  • English
  • History
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Person: Pam Stewart
  • Description: Author
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Person: Pam Stewart
  • Description: Author
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • URL: http://asiaeducation.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://asiaeducation.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
Rights
  • With the exception of material on the AEF Portal that is owned by third parties, you may, for non-commercial educational purposes only, reproduce and communicate the Content provided that you include the copyright notice © The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation, 2014 (unless indicated otherwise) and any applicable acknowledgements; you may adapt the content provided that you acknowledge the source of the material as "The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation" and any applicable acknowledgement.