Pre-requisites: HSS130 and HSS131 or HSS140 and HSS141

Aims/Description: Students will examine a range of films from Spain and Latin America. They will study the ways in which cinemas have developed and analyse their relationship with the political, social and historical context in which they appeared. Semester 1 covers Spanish film around the theme of the transition to democracy and Semester 2 will look at New Latin American Cinema.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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