University of Calgary

SPAN 573 - Critical Analysis of Hispanic Cinemas - Fall 2017

In-depth study of Hispanic Cinemas, including genres, movements, histories, industrial mechanisms of distribution, and cultural reception, in consolidated, developing and emerging film industries. Content can be organized based on region (Chicano/a, Mexican, Spanish cinema, etc); topic (identity, transnationalism, women's cinema, etc); genre (road movie, documentary, border cinema, auteur cinema, etc); filmmakers and/or by identifiable traditions (cine de la movida, Nuevo cine latinomericano, New cinemas, etc.). Use of contemporary theories and study of cinematographic techniques.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-2)


  • Spanish 405 and 3 half-course equivalents in Spanish at the 400-level or consent of the Department.


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