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Andrew Nestingen
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

SCAND 360 is a survey of the cinema of four Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden. The course examines silent cinema, studio productions, the art film, as well as contemporary cinema through the films of the region's best-known filmmakers, including Victor Sjöström, Carl Th. Dreyer, Ingmar Bergman, Lars von Trier, Aki Kaurismäki, and others. One film will be screened each week followed by lecture and discussion during 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 Andrew Nestingen
Date: 11/14/2011