Tag Archives: World Cinema

What Is World Cinema?: Structuring the Course

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol. 2(1) Winter 2014 Michael Talbott University of Vermont   While many colleges and universities offer world cinema courses, few seem to share a common understanding of the term. A world cinema course at one university … Continue reading

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Teaching Non-Western Cinemas in a Multiracial, Developing World Context, or What to Do When Your Students Are “the World”

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(1) Winter 2014  Christopher Meir  University of the West Indies, St. Augustine   Most pedagogy of non-western cinemas such as those of Asia, Africa and South America assumes certain distances between students and the subject … Continue reading

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Contrapuntal Reading in World Cinema

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(1) Winter 2014  Eralda L. Lameborshi  Stephen F. Austin State University   The discomfort with foreign films is, at least to a significant degree, the result of cultural differences between students in an American college … Continue reading

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Not Many, but One: A Case-Study Approach to Teaching World Cinema

  Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(1) Winter 2014  Jeffrey Middents  American University   When I started teaching a single-semester course called “The Cinemas of Latin America” in 2001, I replicated a regionally oriented model related to the study of … Continue reading

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Centers, Forms and Perspectives in World Cinema

  Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(1) Winter 2014  Shekhar Deshpande (Arcadia University)  Meta Mazaj (University of Pennsylvania) Extending its cosmic reach beyond its text, Alfonso Cuarón’s recent blockbuster creation, Gravity (2013), has amassed over $500 million in world-wide box … Continue reading

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Making Transnational Connections: Current Events and Other Contexts

  Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(1) Winter 2014  Matthew Holtmeier  Western Washington University   In the Fall 2013 issue of the Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier, Marc Raymond describes his experiences teaching History of American Cinema in several universities in … Continue reading

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