Indian Cinema Romance
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In this course we will use the lens of romance to examine the world's largest film-making industry. Focusing primarily on Hindi cinema produced in Bombay/Mumbai, we will examine the narrative conventions, aesthetic devices (such as song-dance sequences), and other cinematic conventions that are unique to Indian films' narration of romance. Through a historical overview of films from the silent, colonial, and post-colonial eras into the contemporary era of globalization, we will track how the family is configured, the assignment of gender roles, and how national identity is allegorized through family romance. The course includes weekly screenings of films, which will be sub-titled in English. 3 hrs. lect.
- Spring 2014
- Library 201(LIB 201)
- 11:00am-12:15pm on Tuesday, Thursday at LIB 201 (Feb 10, 2014 to May 12, 2014)
7:30pm-10:25pm on Monday at MBH 216 (Feb 10, 2014 to May 12, 2014)
- Sujata Moorti
- Gender Sexuality &Fem. Studies
- PrgGender/Sexuality/Fem. Study
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL ART SOC
- Cross-Listed As:
- FMMC0264A-S14 *
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