Nov 24, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FRE 320 - Modern French Cinema


Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): FRE 300   or instructor permission.
Survey of the history of French cinema from the tumutuous years of World War II to the present including some of the most important directors (Resnais, Godard, Truffaut, Chabrol, Rohmer, Renoir, Clair, Cocteau, Olivier Assayas, Claire Denis, etc.).  Study of the "New Wave" (late 1950s and 1960s), the return to traditional forms (1970s and 1980s), the following "New New Wave" and the currently diverse cinema.  Films will be discussed within their historical-political context and as works of art and/or entertainment.   Offered when needed



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