21F.341 Contemporary French Film and Social Issues


Class Info

Issues in contemporary French society as expressed through movies made in the 1990s. Topics include France's national self-image, the women's movement, sexuality and gender, family life and class structure, post-colonialism and immigration, and American cultural imperialism. Films by Lelouch, Audiard, Doillon, Denis, Klapisch, Resnais, Rouan, Balasko, Collard, Dridi, Kassovitz, and others. Readings from French periodicals. Films shown with English subtitles. Taught in French.

This class has 21F.304, and 21F.374 as prerequisites.

21F.341 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Clark.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 21F.341 was rated 6.3 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Contemporary French Film and Social Issues site.

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