Contemporary International Art Cinema|
Spring 2023 not offered
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.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: FILM304 OR FILM307
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(FILM-MN)(FILM)
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Assessment will be based on attendance and participation in discussion, a group presentation; an analytical paper (6p.), and a research paper (10p.).
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Students interested in the course should email the professor ASAP during the fall semester. Sophomores, minors, and non-majors are welcome.
Film Screenings will take place on Monday/Wednesday in CFS112 from 7p to 10p.
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