Sep 30, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LATAM 380L - Afro-Luso-Brazilian Cinema

Formerly LATAM 380
3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded or pass/fail
Course can be counted for credit once

This course examines some of the film cultures of Brazil, Portugal, and Lusophone Africa (more specifically, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cabo Verde, and Angola), including their representations of popular culture, poverty and famine, underdevelopment, favelas and musseques, classism, racism, sexuality, gender and childhood. At the same time, the course analyzes movie language, film aesthetics, social debates about cinema and social role of the filmmaker by comparing and contrasting national cinema industries of Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, and Portugal. All films will be spoken in Portuguese and West African Portuguese Creoles but subtitled in English.

LATAM 380L and CINE 380L  are the same course.

Course Attribute(s):
Distribution Area: World Cultures | Diversity Area: International