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2006-2007 University Catalogue 
    
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LALL 862 - Issues in National Cinema


The course selects films from modern European and emerging national cultures that demonstrate both their interaction with postmodern politics, theory and culture, and the development of an alternative discourse to Hollywood commercial filmmaking. Films are selected from the following: 1920s Soviet cinema; Italian Neo-Realism; anthropological documentaries; French New Wave; postwar/holocaustal cinema in Europe; other national cinemas (Spain, Hungary, Japan, etc.); colonialist struggles in films from India, Egypt, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Senegal, Cuba; and new women filmmakers. Formerly HU 248B

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs