Polish Cinema

VMS 297S.01

Explores the films of four famous Polish directors Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Munk, Krzysztof Kie lowski, and Agnieszka Holland whose artistic approaches and ethical/political themes greatly influenced Polish and European cinema as well as Polish politics. Through viewing their movies and consulting biographical, historical, and critical materials, we ll examine how these directors use film to reconstruct history, challenge politically or religiously orthodox myths, and suggest new ways of valuing the complexity and spiritual capacities of the individual. All texts in English translation. All films screened with subtitles. Instructor: Holmgren

Class Room 1: 
Languages 320
Instructor: 
Holmgren, Beth
FDS Uid: 
5 344
Semester Year: 
Spring 2016
Course Year: 
2016