FILM IN SOVIET UNION/ E. EUROP

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Russ,East European,Eurasian St
Course Number: 
275
Institution: 
Smith College
Explores the avant-garde film traditions of Eastern and Central Europe, including works from the Soviet Union, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia. The course focuses on how avant-garde filmmakers engaged with the socialist project in the USSR and Eastern Bloc, and its call for new forms, sites, and life practices. We will investigate how avant-garde cinema represents everyday life amidst the public and private spaces of socialism. In approaching the relationship between cinema and space, we will consider examples of architecture (Constructivist, Functionalist, Brutalist), as well as theoretical writings by and about the avant-garde. Conducted in English, no prerequisites.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
10598-F19

Course Sections

FILM IN SOVIET UNION/ E. EUROP
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Thomas Roberts troberts@smith.edu TTh 02:45-04:00 HATFLD 107