FRENCH 274 - French and Francophone Societies and Culture
Section: 201 French Society in Film
Term: SU 2008
Subject: French (FRENCH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
FRENCH 235 with a grade of C- or higher.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

The course is designed as an introduction to French cinema and its history during the 20th century. As a cultural institution, cinema in France benefited from government support, which helped the industry develop, thrive, and later on survive, in spite of the formidable competition coming from Hollywood. As a cultural phenomenon, French cinema mirrored, and sometimes initiated aesthetic changes in the literary and artistic world. Dada, surrealism, poetic realism, the Nouveau Roman integrated cinematic techniques, and in turn led to new formal experiment in film. Moreover, French cinema was from the very beginning attuned to the moods of the country, and reflected — whether directly or indirectly — the social and political anxieties of the times.

FRENCH 274 - French and Francophone Societies and Culture
Schedule Listing
201 (REC)
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72867
Open
18
 
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TuTh 12:00PM - 3:00PM
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