Identity and Film: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality
This course explores the impact of identity on film as an art form and cultural artifact by confronting ideologies of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation as they are reflected in cinematic representation. American film is used as the primary lens through which to view how social, political, and cultural values have been formulated over the last century. Students analyze major films, figures, character types, and narrative strategies to evaluate the relationship between film and identity. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for FILM 211 or FILM 211H.
Course Number: 2559