FRE397H5 • Francophone African and Caribbean Cinema

Description

This course provides an introduction to Francophone African and Caribbean cinema studies, tracing its origins and emergence to the present day. Students will apply previous knowledge in cultural studies, and their oral and written competences in French to the study of works by North-African, Sub-Saharan African, and Caribbean male and female directors. Particular emphasis will be placed on extending attentive reading skills as ways of thinking about colonialism, gender, space, and identity in narrative movies and documentaries.

Prerequisites
( FRE240H5 and [ FRE280Y5 or ( FRE282H5 and FRE283H5)]) or a minimum grade of 77% in FSL406H5
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L/12T
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
French