Memory and Documentary Cinema in Latin America

LIT 544S

Course focuses on work of several leading Latin American filmmakers from Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Cuba. Explores problems such as construction of memory in the wake of repressive dictatorships, relationship between revolutionary imagination and urban decay in present day Cuba, cinema's potential as a tool for cross-cultural explorations of memory and time, including relationship between past and present and our understanding of 'contemporary.'
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 540S
  • DOCST 540S
  • LATAMER 540S
  • ROMST 540S
  • VMS 540S
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring