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COM 296W - Cinema from the Margins
Course Description: This course will lead students in a critical exploration of filmmaking from the margins and will examine a diversity of voices that are articulating new ways of understanding identity and 'difference'. Various filmic texts (both narrative fiction and documentary) will be presented. The purpose of this course is to understand how films from the margins reveal themselves in the intersecting spaces of hybridity and authenticity, resistance and cooptation, tradition and modernity, and entertainment and education.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Communications Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: