CHI560: CONTEMPORARY CHINESE CINEMA

Increase your conversational, analytical and reading skills through the study and discussion of Chinese films.

This seminar course focuses on contemporary Chinese language films. Course curriculum includes film viewing, reading of film scripts and critiques, analytical discussion, and writing on related topics such as characterization, plot, themes and societal background. Possible films include Farewell My Concubine (1993), To Live (1994) and Shower (1999). Prerequisite: CHI400 and permission of the department. Offered: winter term.