Brown University shieldBrown University

China Through the Lens: History, Cinema, and Critical Discourse

EAST 1270 S01 [CRN: 24292]

This is a critical introduction to the history of mainland Chinese film. It focuses on three dimensions of cinematic practice: the historical context of film productions, the specific context/form of each film, and the critical reception of Chinese films in film studies. Important themes such as nation, visual modernity, cinematic narrative, and commercialism will be studied across the three dimensions.
Spring 2018
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14:30 - 15:50 Tue, Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
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