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Academic Year 2005/2006
Cinema, Culture, and Politics in India
ANTH 288 SP
This course will explore the links between cinema, political culture, and society in India. Concentrating on Bengali and Hindi films and taking a broadly historical and symbolic interpretive approach to Indian culture,
shall explore Indian and comparative esthetics; economic and social contexts of film production; regional, alternative, and popular cinemas.
Kazmi, POLITICS OF INDIA'S CONVENTIONAL CINEMA
Gokulsingh and Dissanayake, INDIAN POPULAR CINEMA
Cooper, THE CINEMA OF SATYAJIT RAY
Nandy, SECRET POLITICS OF OUR DESIRES
Prasad, IDEOLOGY OF HINDI FILM
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Short papers and/or presentations and a longer take home final.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
One social science and/or one cinema course LAB FEE OF $45.00 Tuesday evening screenings of films.
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