Middlebury

PGSE 0351

Brazilian Cinema and Culture

Brazilian Cinema and Culture
In this course we will analyze how Brazilian cinema has been approaching issues related to Brazilian society and culture since mid-twentieth century to the present. Issues may range from colonialism and neocolonialism, dictatorship and revolutionary movements, and the permanence of violence in the fabric of society, to gender identity and diverse sexualities, or race and racism. Throughout the course we will also learn about different movements, moments, aesthetics, and filmmakers, as well as how filmic genres are constructed in Brazilian cinema. Readings will be taken from film criticism and history, social and historical analysis, as well as from other theoretical frameworks, such as gender theory or critical race theory. (PGSE 0215) Course taught in English.
Subject:
Portuguese
Department:
Portuguese (LS)
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
AMR ART SOC
Equivalent Courses:
FMMC 0351

Sections

Fall 2022

PGSE0351A-F22 Lecture (Rocha)