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Digital Dreams: Brazil Cinema on the World Stage

POBS 0281 S01 [CRN: 60404]

This course focuses on contemporary Brazilian cinema. New Brazilian Cinema emerged in the mid-nineties to international critical acclaim with films such as Central Station (Salles 1998) and City of God (Meireles/Lund 2002). Subsequently, Brazilian cinema has contended at the Oscars with Neighbouring Sounds (Filho 2012), The Second Mother (2015), documentaries: The Edge of Democracy (Costa 2019), Waste Land (Walker 2010), and controversial non-selected Aquarius (Filho 2016). This course posits Brazilian in its context socio-historical context and broaches social and political questions such as race, gender, urban space... Class is conducted in English and films have English subtitles.
Summer 2021
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
12:00 - 14:30 Thu - from May 12, 2021 to Aug 13, 2021