C LIT 315
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.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SCREENING SESSIONS FOR THIS CLASS MAY BE LONGER BECAUSE OF LENGTH OF FILMS. STUDENTS HAVE THE OPTION OF WATCHING THE MOVIES ON THEIR OWN.
Introduction to Indian cinema covering a range of movies: from recent independent movies to big budget Bollywood blockbusters. Movies range in decade from the 1950s to the present. Students will learn the basics of film analysis and incorporate those basics into their written work. Work includes attendance, viewing all required films, keeping up with readings, short quizzes and papers, plus a longer term-end essay paper.
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