El cine político en américa Latina


Examines question of political cinema through Latin American works from 1960s to present, including examples from 'New Latin American Cinema', with special focus on Brazil and Cuba. Emblematic films, manifestos and critical texts will define and contextualize alternate conceptions of 'political' cinema. Examination of modes of production and distribution of 'guerrilla' films; politics of film language inspiring experimentation of avant-garde aesthetics in fictional and documentary works; relationship between cinema and political memory; politics of gender, race, and sexual orientation; representations of social problems, including contemporary blockbuster thrillers. Conducted in Spanish.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • FL
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • LATAMER 327
  • LIT 339
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring