2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FLM 250 - Contemporary World Cinema

1 course unit
This course offers a selective survey of some of the most cutting-edge films produced around the world in the last 10-20 years, including those that offer sustained insight into specific national cultures and those that are more global in orientation and address the worldwide mixing and mingling of people and cultures.  Films explored in this course will likely include Bad Education (Spain), Amores Perros (Mexico), Code Unknown (Austria/France), Chunkging Express (Hong Kong/China), The World (China), A Separation (Iran), Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Turkey), The Best of Youth (Italy), Waltz with Bashir (Israel), The Class (France), and District 9 (South Africa), among others.  Special attention will be paid throughout to contemporary developments in film style, evolving cultures of film taste and reception, and film art as cultural expression.  Open to all students at all levels.
Attendance at weekly film screenings is required.
Meets general academic requirement DE and HU.



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