China Through the Lens: History, Cinema, and Critical Discourse

EAST 1270 S01 [CRN: 14768]

This is a critical introduction to the history of mainland Chinese film. It focuses on three dimensions of cinematic practice: the historical context of film productions, the specific context/form of each film, and the critical reception of Chinese films in film studies. Important themes such as nation, visual modernity, cinematic narrative, and commercialism will be studied across the three dimensions.
Course Syllabus
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Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
30
Primary Instructor
Meetings
1:00 pm - 2:20 pm Tue, Thu - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
10 (Dec 16, 2014 2:00pm)