Spanish and Portuguese | Hispanic Cinema
S422 | 27225 | Professor Alejandro Mejías-López


HISP-S 422  Hispanic Cinema  (3 Credits)            ELECTIVE
Prerequisite:  Must have completed one of the following,  S328,
S331, S332, S333, or S334; Must have completed one of these S324 or
S326 and must have completed one additional 300-level Spanish course.

This course is a study of Hispanic cinema with a focus on the
analysis and interpretation of film as a visual text.  Students will
learn the basic elements of film theory and analysis in Spanish and
will watch, analyze, and discuss films by some of the most renowned,
creative, and provocative directors from the Spanish-speaking world,
including Luis Buñuel, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, María Luisa Bemberg,
Pedro Almodóvar, Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón, and Isabel
Coixet.  Assignments will include presentations, several short
papers, and a final paper on a film not previously discussed in
class.  Class will be conducted entirely in Spanish.

HISP-S 422 #27225 7:15P-8:30P TR BH 135 Prof. Alejandro Mejías-López
film Showing 6:30P-9:00P  M BH 015
Note 1:  This class meets jointly with HISP-S 498, Readings for
Honors, #7606.
Note 2:  This class carries A & H credit.