Appreciating Far-Eastern Cinema





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This is a (theoretical) cinema study course, which presents a survey of the Far Eastern films both as an art form for creative expression and as a medium of mass communication. The course will broadly orient students to the theoretical fundamentals of the cinema studies. The course will explore five major movie making countries of the Far East Japan, Korea, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The films included in this course, span the decades between the post Second World War era to the 21st century and they are mostly art house cinemas and are distinct in respect to their time period, film makers, country language and genre. The course content comprise of vast level of theoretical and textual study.





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