French 41: France and its Others: Race, Ethnicity and Difference in French Cinema

Instructor: Lia Brozgal

Exploration of French film, from colonial documentary to contemporary “bromance,” through the lens of race. Particular attention to the complexities of race in France; historical and cultural context; formal film analysis; postcolonial and critical race theory. For Fall 2021 only: asynchronous instruction (lectures); discussion sections are mandatory and offered both in-person (on campus) and via Zoom. Taught in English.