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SLAV 2160 Russian and Soviet Cinema: History, Theory, Practice (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

An overview of the main trends, films, and directors of Russian and Soviet cinema from the early 1900s to the early 1990s, with particular attention to structure, ideology and historical context as well as connections between film and literary texts. Works by Eisenstein, Kalatozov, Muratova, Protazanov, Pudovkin, Tarkovsky, Vertov and others along with a consideration of Soviet contributions to film theory. All lectures, discussions, readings, and papers in English.


Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): Maxim D. Shrayer

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: FILM2160

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Last Updated: 02-May-16