2016-2017 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.