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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.
Term
Summer 2021
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
40
Primary Instructor
Meetings
12:00 - 14:30 Thu - from May 12, 2021 to Aug 13, 2021