Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2020

FMST 210   Global Cinema
RestrictionsInstr perm req during Drop/Add
Co-RequisitesFMST 210L
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaGlobal Engagements

Explores the production and reception of film in a global context, as well as the various ways individuals and communities around the world create and receive film. Students explore the concept of “national cinema,” the interplay of local aesthetic traditions and transnational industrial and artistic practices, the role of cinema in diasporic communities, and the impact of global capitalism on film production, distribution, and exhibition. Films depicting immigration, exile, the refugee, insider/outsider status, and other modes of geographic movement are explored.