This course provides a focused study of ten well-known films produced within recent decades by filmmakers from Mainland China and Taiwan. The films explore both urban and rural life, covering a wide range of topics such as education, family, revolution, modernization, and gender. Students will discuss, in both written and spoken Chinese, a variety of social topics central to studies of China. They will also complete an independent project and learn to appreciate films as historical and artistic constructs. Prerequisite: CHIN 3402 or the equivalent, or permission of instructor
3 credits
Upper Division