Course: CAS 303. Central American Film (3)
Preparatory: Completion of lower division writing requirement; either CAS 100, CAS 102 or permission of the instructor. History of the development of Central American cinema and analysis of film and video production by Central Americans. The course will focus on 20th and 21st century film and video production, with the main emphasis placed on the historical and political context in which Central American cinema is produced, the ideological proposals that these works make and the ways in which this production contributes to the construction of a contemporary version of Central American identity.