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Katherine J. Hanson
C LIT 315
Seattle Campus

National Cinemas

Examines the cinema of a particular national, ethnic or cultural group, with films typically shown in the original language with subtitles. Topics reflect themes and trends in the national cinema being studied.

Class description

C LIT 315 is a survey of the cinema of the five Nordic countries, including the indigenous Sami nation of northern Scandinavia. This course offers an historical perspective of the Scandinavian film tradition, and provides an introduction to the distinctive national identities and societies of each of the countries. One film will be screened each week followed by lecture and discussion at the second class meeting.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Yuko Mera
Date: 09/09/2009