May 26, 2018  
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ASIA 339 - Contemporary Southeast Asian Cinemas

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
(Same as FILM 339 ) This survey course is designed to introduce students to the dynamic and diverse film texts emerging from and about Southeast Asia. It examines how these texts imagine and image Southeast Asia and/or particular nations within the region. More specifically, the course focuses on the themes of urban spaces and memory/trauma as they operate within texts about Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Timor-Leste. The course reading material is designed to provide (1) theoretical insights, (2) general socio-cultural and/or political overviews, and (3) more specific analyses of film texts and/or filmmakers. Sophia Harvey.

Prerequisite(s): FILM 175  or FILM 210  and permission of the instructor.

Two 75-minute periods plus outside screenings.



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