Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

RUS 261 - History of Russian Film

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
Cross-listed as: GLS 261 . From Eisenstein to Tarkovsky and beyond. Through lecture, discussion, and film analysis, this course will examine the fascinating and controversial history of Russian film from Andrei Tarkovsky’s sophisticated Solaris to the daring films of the glasnost era; from chernukha (noir) films of the 1990s to contemporary cinema about the Russian mafia, New Russians and the dramatic search for a new Russian identity. Conducted in English.

Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Staff