SAC 441 - National Cinemas
Section: 001 Mexican Cinema
Term: FA 2011
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Cost:
<50
Lab Fee:
35.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
SAC 230 or 236 or 360.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This class examines the history of Mexican film industry from the silent period through the contemporary moment, providing an overview of key films, directors, genres and historical developments. We will consider the socio-historic and political contexts in which the films were produced, with particular emphasis placed upon the connections between filmic content and changing ideas of nationalism, gender and race throughout the 20th century and beyond. Accordingly, this course will engage both historical scholarship on Mexican cinema and textual analyses of individual films. Throughout, we will also investigate the relationship between cinema and other media, and explore the transnational exchanges that have structured a decidedly national industry. In addition, the course will also move beyond the canon of major films to consider a number of low budget, exploitation and experimental works.

SAC 441 - National Cinemas
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
11828
Closed
Wolv. Access
 
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (LAB)
 
11829
Closed
Wolv. Access
 
-
M 4:00PM - 7:00PM
003 (LEC)
P
29668
Open
11
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
004 (LAB)
 
29667
Open
11
 
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Tu 7:00PM - 9:30PM
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