May 17, 2021
SPAN 447 - Framing Latin American Cinema
This course analyses Latin American films and cultures. Instruction is offered in English and the course open to all students. It is an approved elective for Spanish majors and minors, who will perform work in Spanish, and for LLAS minors. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.
Prerequisite: SPAN 301.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Explain basic filmmaking theory
- Identify the themes, symbols and metaphors posed in Latin American films
- Analyze plot, characters, sequence of film narratives of films viewed in the course
- Interpret films viewed in class, including technical features, screen writing, themes, and characterization
- Synthesize research findings on how films from Latin American countries can communicate effectively across cultural, linguistic, and political systems
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