Spring 2021 not offered
SPAN 301, FILM 301, COL 334|
This course explores the development of Spanish cinema from the early 20th century to the present. We will evaluate how social, political, and economic circumstances condition Spanish cinematography at key junctures of Spanish cultural history in terms of the production and distribution of films, cinematographic style, and thematics. The course will also highlight key facets of the Spanish star system as well as the auteurism of those directors who have achieved international acclaim by reworking a national film idiom within international frames of reference.
For further information visit the course web site at: https://span301.site.wesleyan.edu/
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(FILM-MN)(FILM)(FRST-MN)
Attendance is required at a weekly evening screenings of featured full-length productions (see course web site for more information).
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There are no prerequisites for this course and prior knowledge of film analysis is not expected. Basic tools of film analysis will be introduced and developed throughout the semester. While some students may initially be more familiar than others with this field, others may have more familiarity with the history and social context of Spain. All students will have greater understanding of each of these areas by the end of the semester.
For more details, visit the course web site at: http://agonzalez.web.wesleyan.edu/fist301/fist301.html
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