Contemporary Chinese Film

3 credits


Film Studies - Visual Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as CHINSE 3880). Introduces development of 20th century Chinese film and popular genres, including review of earlier times. Explores how present day Chinese understand their own history, and issues they face in drive toward modernization in a global context. Films and readings in English or with English subtitles. No previous knowledge of the culture or language required. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or instructor’s consent.