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FREN 404 - The Poetics and Politics of French Documentary and the Essay Film

FC ARHU CD
4 credits
This course addresses documentary cinema from France, from the invention of the Lumiere cinematographe in 1896 to digital filmmaking at the beginning of the 21st century. The special focus of Spring 2020 will be the ethics of care; films will address a variety of topics, from reproductive rights and health care to workplace ethics and the current refugee crisis, all addressed by French and Francophone filmmakers who have tackled documentary poetics, politics, and ethics since the invention of the Lumière cinematograph in 1895. Taught in English.
Prerequisites & Notes: CINE 250, 290, 298, or FREN 320, or the equivalent.
This course is cross-listed with CINE 350




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