21H.172 Latin America Through Film

Class Info

Traces Latin American history through film and analyzes how this medium represents events in the recent and distant past. Weekly movies provide a window through which to analyze themes such as colonialism, national formation, revolution, gender, race relations, popular mobilizations and counterinsurgency. Examines films for how they represent a particular group or country, the reality they capture or obscure, and the message they convey.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.172 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by T. Padilla.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays in 4-144.

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

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