Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE SPA2207

 
TITLE Latin American Film

 
LEVEL 02 - Years 2, 3 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 2

 
DEPARTMENT Spanish and Latin American Studies

 
DESCRIPTION A review of film movements in Argentina, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico, including the work of Rocha, Dos Santos, Babenco, Gutiérrez Alea, Solas, Solanas, Puenzo, Bemberg, Buñuel, Del Toro, Arau and Ripstein.

Reading List:

King, J. (1990) Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America. New York: Verso.
Martin, M.T. (1997) New Latin American Cinema: Studies of National Cinemas (Vol. II). Detroit: Wayne State University Press.
Newman, K. (Ed.) (1994) Latin American Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES The language of instruction of this study-unit is English. Students can follow this study-unit without having any knowledge of Spanish.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment SEM2 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Saviour Catania

 
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