C LIT 397: Special Topics In Cinema Studies

Indians in Cinema
Section ID: 
A
 
SLN: 
11751
 
Meets Department Requirements: 
Cinema Studies Elective
 
Meets GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts
 
Meets Other Requirements: 

Instructor:

 
T Th 10:30-12:20
 
MGH 389
Varying topics relating to film in social contexts. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.

Indians in Cinema explores the develoment of "images of Indians" in mainstream cinema from 1900 to the present. Within the class students view movies such as BROKEN ARROW, DANCES WITH WOLVES, TWILIGHT: NEW MOON, POCAHONTAS, SMOKE SIGNALS, and DANCE ME OUTSIDE and will learn to analyze how the movies have create images false and, recently with Native directors, more accurate.

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Last updated: November 15, 2013 - 4:50am