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C LIT 313 A: History Of Film: 1989-Present

Contemporary Cinema and the International Film Festival Circuit

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 11:30am - 1:20pm
Location: 
SAV 137
SLN: 
11539
Instructor:
Yomi Braester

Additional Details:

The course explores the cinematographic, industrial, and ideological conditions of recent filmmaking, with an emphasis on postsocialist ideology and form, new forms of realism, transnational trends, the role of international film festivals, and the revision of cinematic traditions.

During weeks 1-8, class will meet for four meetings every week-two for screenings and two for lectures. The last two weeks are devoted to watching films at the Seattle International Film Festival.

This is a core course in the film studies track. Students are expected to be familiar with basic terms in film history and criticism.

Catalog Description: 
Addresses the latest trends in international filmmaking typically with an emphasis on world cinema and issues of globalization and diaspora. Sometimes taught in conjunction with the Seattle International Film Festival.
Department Requirements Met: 
Cinema Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 9:19am
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