Explore contemporary world cinema beginning with various counter-cinemas of the 1960s, "new cinemas" of the 1970s, the rise of the entertainment economy in the 1980s, and finally, a focus on present-day digital cinemas within a global and trans-media market. Enjoy weekly screenings of selected films. View films through new eyes and more deeply understand their aesthetic, economic, technological, and cultural elements. Attain new visual and aural film vocabulary that will deepen your understanding and appreciation of cinema. Required film screeening choice: Mondays, 3-4:50pm or Thursdays, 5-6:50pm in LCC 17/307.
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