FREN 2320

FREN 2320

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course will introduce students to some of the key cinematic and cultural movements in France in the twentieth century.  From Renoir's masterpiece La Grande Illusion (1937) and its depiction of shifting social classes in the First World War through the New Wave's concerns with the legacies of the Second World War, feminism, and May 1968 in the work of Resnais, Varda and Godard, we will broach through film contemporary debates around immigration, identity and exclusion in twenty-first century France.  The class will combine discussion, presentations, class scene analysis and readings from journalisatic and film criticism texts, and will be conducted in French.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (LA-AS)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16195 FREN 2320   SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor. Recommended courses after FREN 2320: any 3000 level literature or culture course