A study of significant Asian films within the context of how they reflect and comment on profound social, political and historical changes of post-war Asia. Emphasis will be given to examine the works of several important directors to reveal their influences on the evolving style and aesthetics of Asian cinema. Fall semester course focuses on films from the Greater China (Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong), India and Southeast Asia; spring semester on films from the Greater China (Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong), Japan and Korea. Films and film segments are dubbed in English or have English subtitles.
Location: Hong Kong
Semesters: Fall, Spring