Russian Film (in Russian)

This course explores the great works of Russian film in the original Russian. We will view, analyze and discuss films by Vertov, Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Tarkovsky, Parajanov, Sokurov, the brothers Vasiliev, Kalatozov, Khutsiev, Shepitko, Mamin, Mikhalkov, Muratova, German, and Zviagintsev. Students will deepen their knowledge of Russian history, from the October Revolution to modern-day Russia, and develop a foundation in film theory and analysis. They will also improve their passive and active Russian. All classroom discussion, writing assignments and oral presentations will be in Russian.

Units: 0.5

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: RUSS 202 or permission of the instructor.

Instructor: Weiner

Distribution Requirements: ARS - Visual Arts, Music, Theater, Film and Video

Typical Periods Offered: Fall

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered