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Hong Kong Cinema
FILM 372
Fall 2021
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: CEAS 372, WLIT 327

This course offers an introduction to the dynamic history, culture, and aesthetics of Hong Kong cinema from 1960 to the present day. The course will explore the factors that enabled the Hong Kong film industry to become a local and global powerhouse, as well as consider the reasons behind the contraction of the industry since the mid-1990s and the outlook for Hong Kong cinema's future. Screenings will feature the films of Fruit Chan, Jackie Chan, Peter Chan, Cheng Cheh, Mabel Cheung, Chor Yuen, Stephen Chow, King Hu, Ann Hui, Michael Hui, Stanley Kwan, Andrew Lau & Alan Mak, Lo Wei, Johnnie To Kei-fung, Eric Tsang, Tsui Hark, Wang Tian-lin, Wong Kar-wai, John Woo, Corey Yeun Kwai, Yuen Woo-ping, and others.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS-Lit&Cult)(FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

Last Updated on APR-13-2024
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