CIN-160 Women in Cinema

This course is a study of how the images, stories, and formal constructions in film can frame female identities. The course is not only about the representation of women in film history, it is also a study of cinema by women [such as Maya Deren, Su Friedrich, and Chantal Akerman.] Specific topics addressed over the span of the semester may include the history of the "weepies; "the biographies of certain actors and filmmakers; feminist film theory; the formal aspects of film; the depiction of women across film genres; and the role of filmmaking in the American and international feminist movements. >Diversity Course. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].



Syllabus for this course.