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CS92PROD
Contemporary International Art Cinema
FILM 350
Spring 2022
Section: 01  

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 include Roy Andersson, Jayro Bustamante, Leos Carax, Alan Clarke, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Terence Davies, Claire Denis, Mati Diop, Jaco van Dormael, Abbas Kiarostami, Samira Makhmalbaf, Steve McQueen, Cristian Mungiu, Lucretia Martel, Corneliu Porumboiu, Abderrahmane Sissako, Agnes Varda, Thomas Vinterberg, Edward Yang, and Andrey Zvyagintsev, among others.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: FILM304 OR FILM307
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JUN-27-2022
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