AFVS197K: Cinemas of Resistance: Political Filmmaking Across the Globe





Katherine Rennebohm
Fall 2019, Wednesday, 3-5:45pm

Can film change the world? What can the history of engaged film and media-making teach us about politics, and vice-versa? This course will study instances of political filmmaking from around the world: early 20th century avant-garde filmmaking, anti-colonialist and anti-imperialist cinemas, feminist and queer filmmaking, Indigenous cinemas, and more. Students will learn about different political movements, international histories of film theory and film form, and the ongoing legacies of cinemas of resistance.

See also: Fall 2019