EN 257 — Major Movements in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Film

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

This course is cross-listed with FI 244. This course is an introduction to major film directors, movements, and genres from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea. Formal and stylistic aspects of films as well as their historical, transnational, and sociocultural contexts are addressed. Students discuss and write critically about East Asian film. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)Prerequisite(s): EN 121 or equivalent.