Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Film and Media Studies
CRN Course Course Title Term Credits Status
80250 FMS 286 FRENCH IN FILM: AFRICA, CARIBBEAN, QUÉBEC Spring 2016 4.0 Open
Schedule:
Day Begin End Building Room
Enrollment: Section Enroll     
2
Section Cap     
No Cap
Total Enroll     
6
Total Cap     
20
Cross Listed: AAS 267, CLT 211M, CLT 411M, FMS 286, FR 288 (P), FR 488
Instructors: PAPAIOANNOU J
Description: This course examines the polyvalent character of Francophone cinema by exploring the aesthetic, theoretical, and socio-political questions that African, Caribbean, and Québecois French-speaking films have raised in the development of a cinematic discourse relevant to geopolitical issues of each region, as well as issues of production, distribution, and exhibition. Films by Sembène, Mambety, Bekolo, Teno, Sissako, Nacro, Palcy, Monpierre, Peck, Brault, Jutra, Arcand will be discussed among others. Weekly film screenings. Knowledge of French is encouraged but not necessary. Readings, written responses/film analyses, and class discussions will be in English.
URL: http://www.rochester.edu/College/mlc/

CRN Course Course Title Term Credits Status
80207 FMS 286 FRENCH CINEMA: 1930-1960 Fall 2014 4.0 Open
Schedule:
Day Begin End Building Room
Enrollment: Section Enroll     
11
Section Cap     
No Cap
Total Enroll     
20
Total Cap     
No Cap
Class Info: SCREENING: WEDNESDAYS 1650-1930
Cross Listed: CLT 273, CLT 473, FMS 286, FR 281 (P), FR 481
Instructors: DORAN R
Description: Studies the golden age of French cinema. Organized around cinematic movements (poetic realism, film noir) and themes (war, existentialism, alienation), this course explores the work of some of the most important and influential directors (Renoir, Carné, Godard) in cinematic history. Films analyzed both in terms of their technical innovations as well as the social and cultural transformations of the period. Weekly screenings. Conducted in English.
Clusters: H1CLT003, H1FR003, H1MLC001