Contemporary International Art Cinema|
Fall 2009 not offered
This is an advanced seminar exploring the aesthetics and industry of contemporary international art cinema. The class will address 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 comparative formal analysis. 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, Hong Sang-soo, 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 OR FILM310
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(FILM-MN)(FILM)
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Assessment will be based on participation in discussion, short screening exercises, a group presentation, one short (5-6p.) and two long (10-12p.) papers.
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Attendance required, including extra screenings in the evening. Students interested in the course should contact the professor ASAP during browsing period or earlier. Preference will be given to Film Studies majors meeting the prerequisites. Course Fee: $60.00 to help cover film rentals and projection costs.
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