FVM 212 Contemporary Global Cinema

3 Credit hours      60 Contact hours

Students will explore some of the major themes and currents in filmmaking from around the globe during the past 40 years including differences between local traditions and transnational industrial and artistic practices, forces of globalization on a culture and its films, and historical and cultural context of the production and reception of individual films. Students will explore the concepts of global cinema, first, second, and third cinema, third-world cinema, and counter cinema.


Acceptance into the Film School AND successful completion of ENG 122 and (FVM 118 or FVM 153 or FVM 155 or FVM 163 or FVM 164) (grade C or higher).



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