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SPAN 6646 The "Eye" of Latin American Film (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course focuses on recent Latin American cinema in order to explore the aesthetic and critical trends of its most recent films. How are those films shaped by always changing political circumstances? What do they tell us about Latin America's present political realities? We will see films and read texts by Gonzalo Aguilar, Carlos Reygadas, Fernando Solanas and Robert Stam among others. This class requires that in addition to critical readings students watch movies outside class time. Screenings will be on Wednesday evenings.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ernesto Livon-Grosman

Prerequisites: Contextos or permission of instructor.

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Spanish
Fulfills post-1800 Latin American requirement for major
Readings in English and Spanish


Last Updated: 13-Jan-16