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Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict in Film

Online
Course Number
REES 501 640
Course Code
REES501640
Course Key
65612
Day(s)
Tuesday
Time
6:00pm-8:00pm
Instructor
Primary Program
Course Note
Online Course Fee $150
Course Description
This course studies the cinematic representation of civil wars, ethnic conflicts, nationalistic doctrines, and genocidal policies. The focus is on the violent developments that took place in Russia and on the Balkans after the collapse of the Soviet Bloc and were conditioned by the new geopolitical dynamics that the fall of communism had already created. We study media broadcasts, documentaries, feature films representing the Eastern, as well as the Western perspective. The films include masterpieces such as "Time of the Gypsies", "Underground", "Prisoner of the Mountains", "Before the Rain", "Behind Enemy Lines", and others.
Crosslistings
CIMS501640