RUSS 223: Russian Cinema

Sergei Eisenstein in Moscow and Hollywood
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19800
 
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Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts
 
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M W 13:30-15:20
 
GLD 322
Covers Russian cinema from its beginnings to the present day. Directors include Yevgenii Bauer, Sergei Eisenstein, Vsevoldo Pudovkin, Dziga Vertov, Mikhail Kalatozov, Andrei Tarkosvsky, Alexkei Balabanov, and Aleksandr Sokurov. Also "Russians in Hollywood." Covers the relevant sociopolitical context. Also features documentaries and animation. Offered: AWSp.

The course is devoted to the films of Sergei Eisenstein, one of the most influential movie directors of the 20th century. The films will include Battleship PotemkinOctoberAlexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible. The course will focus on his film-making experience in Moscow and Hollywood and will also feature his autobiographical and scholarly writings.

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