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CINE 694 - Mexican Cinema

SPAN 694
401 Michael Solomon | M 2-5pm

This graduate seminar offers an introduction to history of Mexican film from its late nineteenth century roots to the Cine de Oro (1934-1960), through the Nuevo Cine of the sixties and seventies, and on to the present. Special attention will be paid to the social and political movements surrounding the growth of the Mexican film industry including its relation to the United States, Europe, and Latin America. The seminar will also explore the works of individual filmmakers such as Emilio Fernández, Luis Buñuel, Felipe Cazal, Jaime Hermosillo, Arturo Ripstein and Diana Bracho.