This course examines the cinematic representation of politics in third world countries. The films that we will focus on are political films. Our aim will be to understand how politics and political events are represented in film, and what that means for political consciousness both in the West and in third world countries. Themes that are examined include colonialism, ethnic conflict, women’s lives, and others.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / Politics and Film in the Third World