Contemporary International Art Cinema|
Fall 2008 not offered
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.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (FILM304 AND FILM310)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(FILM-MN)(FILM)
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Assessment will be based on class participation, a group presentation, one short (5-6 p.) and two long (10-12 p.) papers.
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Prerequisites: (FILM310 AND FILM304)
Attendance is required at all class sessions and one extra screening per week. Course Fee: $60.00. Film majors only.
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