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UGRD > LATAM > 380

Brazilian Cinema

This course examines Brazilian cinema from multiple perspectives. It explores the ways that Brazilian filmmakers used themes such as popular culture, the Sertao, poverty, and childhood to explore questions of historical representation and collective memory, politics, the economy, sexuality, sentiment, and patriarchy. The course also analyzes film language and aesthetics, social debates about cinema and social role of the filmmaker by connecting Brazilian cinema to Brazilian intellectual history and visual culture.

Offered in:

2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4808 M
16:00 - 18:45
Mester,Anna M01-0209
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 24
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: International, Distribution Area II: World Cultures