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FI 207 — Devouring the Screen: Food in Film

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

This course is cross-listed with MC 207. An exploration of world cinema through the theme of gastronomy. Students learn how food is depicted across various cinematic genres and cultural contexts. Analysis focuses on the development of the “food film” and how cinematic and televisual representations of food communicate issues of gender, economics, politics, sexuality, and ethnic identity. (G7: Humanities).