COM 37600 Asian Cinema (3) (GE-CrsClt)
This course is a survey of historical and contemporary Asian films, particularly those of Japan, China, India, and Korea. Emphasis will be placed on the social/cultural significance of selected Asian motion pictures and their relationship to Western counterparts. The course will concentrate on the definitive works of major Asian film directors, including Kurosawa, Ozu, Tsui, Wong, and Woo. Prerequisite: ENG 17000.