2019 - 2020

0851-6699-01
  On the Edge of Europe: Eastern European Cinema in the 60's                                           
FACULTY OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Shmuel DuvdevaniMexico - Arts206Sun1400-1800 Sem  2
 
 
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description

The course deals with national modernist cinema the emerged in Eastern Europe following WW2 and the 1956 thaw. It puts emphasis on the Polish School and the new wave of Czech cinema during the Prague Spring and the way filmmakers in both countries referred in their works to the trauma of Nazi occupation and the censorship imposed on them during the Soviet regime. Among the filmmakers whose films are dealt in the course are Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Munk, Jerzy Kawalerowicz (Poland) Milos Forman, Jiri Menzel, Vera Chytilova, Jan Kadar (Czechoslovakia), and Miklos Jancso (Hungary).

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