* SLA 240 / VIS 352 (LA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
The course is intended as a general introduction to Russian film. It surveys landmark cinematic achievements from the eve of the 1917 Revolution to the present. The screening and discussion of individual films will serve as an occasion to address the broader context of Russian history and culture during this period.
Sample reading list:
Sergei Eisenstein, The Battleship Potemkin
Dziga Vertov, Man With a Movie Camera
The Vassiliev Brothers, Chapaev
Mikhail Kalatozov, The Cranes are Flying
Vladimir Menshov, Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
Aleksei Balabanov, Brother 2
Short writing assignments each week; a term paper in lieu of final at the end of the semester.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Papers - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
All films will be screened with English sub-titles.
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