FIL 4822: French Cinema
Course Description for French Cinema
Description: This course examines narrative and thematic structure in recent French cinema. This course will also examine several main genres and/or approaches in French cinema, including the heritage genre, La Nouvelle Vague, the "cinema du look", feminist cinema, and colonial/postcolonial themes. The critical readings for each film and the essay assignments will encourage students to develop their own critical and analytical skills in writing about film.