Mexican Cinema (OFFERED IN SPANISH)

Elective Courses

CINE 231 - Mexican Cinema (OFFERED IN SPANISH)

SPAN 396 | LTAM 397
401 |Michael Solomon |TR 10:30am-12pm

An overview of Mexican Cinema from its roots in the late 19 th century to the present. Feature-length screenings include: Vámonos con Pancho Villa (Fernando de Fuentes, 1935), María Candelaria (Emilio Fernández, 1943), Los olvidados (Luis Buñuel, 1950), La pasión según Berenice (Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, 1975), El Topo (Alexandro Jodorowsky 1969), El lugar sin límites (Arturo Ripstein, 1977), Cronos (Guillermo del Toro 1992), Y tu mamá también (Alfonso Cuarón, 2001), and Japón (Carlos Reygadas, 2003). In addition to mainstream Mexican cinema, a portion of the course will be dedicated to popular paracinema such as Mexican horror film, narcocinema, and wrestling films (El Santo). For additional information see the course webpage <Mexican Cinema>.

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