Contemporary International Art Cinema|
Spring 2015 not offered
|Certificates: Civic Engagement|
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 Alan Clarke, Steve McQueen, Jim Jarmusch, Gus Van Sant, Theo Angelopoulos, Thomas Vinterberg, Aki Kaurismaki, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Corneliu Porumboiu, Cristian Mungiu, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Moshen Makhmalbaf, Abbas Kiarostami, Jafar Panahi, Jia Zhang-ke, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Pedro Almodovar, Fernando Eimbcke, Agnes Varda, Leos Carax, Claire Denis, and others.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (FILM304 AND FILM310)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(FILM-MN)(FILM)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Assessment will be based on participation in discussion, short screening exercises, a group presentation, one short (5-6p.) and two long (10-12p.) papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
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.
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