C LIT 313
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.
The course explores the cinematographic, industrial, and ideological conditions of filmmaking since 1989, with an emphasis on postsocialist ideology and form, new forms of realism, transnational trends, the role of international film festivals, and the conscious 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 teh Seattle International Film Festival.
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