Japanese Cinema

AMES661

An introduction to the history of Japanese cinema focusing on issues including the relation between the tradition-modernity or Japan-West in the development of Japanese cinema, the influence of Japanese films on the theory and practice of cinema abroad, and the ways in which cinema has served as a reflection of and an active agent in the transformation of Japanese society. (Same as AMES261, but requires extra assignments.) One course / 3 units.

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, CZ