States of Exile and Accented Cinemas
Geopolitics of situatedness and distance as they refer to the film industry. Production, distribution, and reception of exilic and diasporic films. Classical and artisanal modes of production in film. Questions of authorship and embodiment; human rights and interventionist filmmaking. States of liminality, global movements and capital. The experience of globalization, urbanization, alienation, violence, nostalgia for nature and homeland as represented in the filmic image. One course.