RUSS 153 - Russian Sci-Fi Cinema (in English)
A survey of the rich tradition of Russian cinematic science fiction, from mainstream entertainment to the philosophical masterpieces of Andrei Tarkovsky. Subjects include futuristic fantasies of the 1920s and 1930s, scientific experiments gone astray, post-apocalyptic visions, space travel and journeys of the mind, intergalactic romance and humorous takes on the genre. Dan Ungurianu.
Taught in English.
Second six-week course.
Not offered in 2017/18.
Two 75-minute periods, plus weekly screenings.
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