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Women's Cinema, World Cinema

ENGL 593.401
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The primary course listing for this course is ARTH590:401.

Undergraduates need to fill out a permit form and receive the approval of the Graduate Chair, their advisor, and the professor for all 500-level courses.

*A screening will be added later.
The concept of women's cinema, with its ambiguities--by women, or for women? popular or feminist?--has been debated within feminist film scholarship for three decades. The concept of world cinema-curricular component, brand, or transnational formation?--is currently undergoing an intensified interrogation. With a focus on internationally circulating films directed by women from the global North and South, this course looks at authorship and aesthetics, film policy and financing, festival and art-house programming, and questions of national identity and human rights as they intersect with feminist theory and practice.