2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

LANG 14403 Special Topics in Latin American Cinema

This course may focus on any period or aspect of the film culture in the Spanish-speaking world. The class may focus in a particular director (The world of Pedro Almodóvar, Luis Buñuel: Redefining National Cinema); a group of directors (New Latin American directors, La movida); films from a specific period (Spanish Film after Franco, Films during the Franco Regime, Films in the Spanish-speaking world in the 21st Century); films from a specific genre or place (Latin American Cinema: 6 countries in 12 movies, Horror movies in Spanish,); movies with a specific theme (Latin American movies and politics, The LGBT Community and Films, Literary works adapted to the screen, Films and Fútbol). Students may repeat the course with a change in topic.