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Contemporary International Art Cinema

FILM 350
Spring 2020
Section: 01  
Certificates: Civic Engagement, Civic Engagement Minor

What exactly defines an "art" film or filmmaker? How do art house filmmakers situate themselves in relation to mainstream filmmaking and within the global film market? This course addresses these and other questions as it examines the aesthetics and industry of contemporary international art cinema. The class will explore the historical construction of art cinema; its institutional, cultural, and economic support structures; and the status of art cinema today. Featured directors may include Pedro Almodovar, Roy Andersson, Leos Carax, Alan Clarke, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Terence Davies, Claire Denis, Jaco van Dormael, Jia Zhang-ke, Aki Kaurismaki, Abbas Kiarostami, Samira Makhmalbaf, Steve McQueen, Cristian Mungiu, Laszlo Nemes, Corneliu Porumboiu, Carlos Reygades, Abderrahmane Sissako, Thomas Vinterberg, Edward Yang, and Andrey Zvyagintsev.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: FILM304 OR FILM307
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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