RUSS 6678

Russian Auteur Cinema

Russian filmmaking includes a strong line of auteur cinema (avtorskoe kino). Directors of auteur films establish their technique and personal style as their main priority, and they develop their own cinematic language. This course examines films that were outside of the mainstream and explores advancements in film technology and techniques in the context of the continuous evolution of cinema and the cinematic industry. Films of the prominent directors Khutsiev, Muratova, Shepitko, Tarkovsky, German, Sakurov, and others, will be shown. This course includes readings of literary works and criticism, as well as detailed analyses and discussion of the cinematic works with two film screenings weekly. Students have to prepare written and oral assignments including four essays, a journal, and a final paper and project.
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc

Sections in Summer 2014 Language Schools, Poitiers 6 Week Session

Summer 2014 Language Schools, LS 6 Week Session

RUSS6678A-L14 Lecture (Rojavin)