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CS92PROD
Contemporary International Art Cinema
FILM 350
Fall 2007
Section: 01  

This advanced seminar explores the aesthetics and industry of contemporary international art cinema. The class will research the historical construction of art cinema, its institutional and cultural support structures, and the status of art cinema today. The primary focus of the class will be cross-cultural comparative analysis within the contexts of neoformalism and authorship study. Featured directors will include Lars von Trier, Alan Clarke, Theo Angelopoulos, Aki Kaurismaki, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Moshen Makhmalbaf, Abbas Kiarostami, Jafar Panahi, Wong Kar-wai, Jia Zhang-ke, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tsai Ming-liang, Terence Davies, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Pedro Almodovar, Agnes Varda, Leos Carax, and others.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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