University of Calgary

SPAN 532.1 - Topics in Spanish American and Spanish Film (Neoliberalism in LA Cinemas) - Fall 2020

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.); theme (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 be repeated for credit.


  • (3-2)


  • Spanish 405 and 9 units in courses labelled Spanish at the 400 level.


  • Credit for Spanish 532 and 573 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2021.
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