The cinema is a dynamic representation of society in his social and imaginary dimension
It informs us of collectives representations of reality, identity and its mutations.
We will perform the following tasks:
-Visual and Aesthetic analysis
-Psychological and Sociological analysis
We will specifically analyze conflictive situations in the contemporary social fabric.
o ¿Crisis of the 30s, 40s¿ death¿. Florence (2018), by Ken Wong, Australia. Too Late (2015), by Dennis Hauck, USA. Timbuktu (2014), by Abderrahmane Sissako, Mauritania.
o ¿Corruption and inustice¿. El niño y el mundo (2013), by Alé Breu, Brazil. El Cairo Confidencial (2017), Tarik Saleh, Sweden-Egypt. Paper¿s Please (2013), Lucas Pope, USA and Japon.
o ¿History is the present¿. Eva Stories (2009), Mati and Maya Kovachi. Israel-Rumania. Transit (2018), Christian Petzold. Germany.
o ¿Repression and sexual normalization?¿. Ander (2009), Roberto Castón. Spain. Moonlight (2016), Barry Jenkins. USA. Blue is the Warmest Color (2013), Abdellatif Kechiche, France. The Last of Us 2 (2020) Neil Druckman, USA.
o "A new postmodern aesthetic¿. La Grande Bellezza (2013), Paolo Sorrentino. Italia. Boxtrolls (2014), Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi. USA Journey (2012), Jenova Chen, USA
o ¿Stigma and Body¿. The Hunt (2012). Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark. The Wayward Cloud (2005), Tsai Ming-Liang, Taiwan. Mother (2009), Bong Joon-Ho, South Korea. Detroit, Become Human (2018), David Cage, France-USA: What is to be human?
Films, videogames and different audiovisual productions will be scrutinized with an audiovisual table. Students need to view them before classtime. Most films were made by recognized directors; others by upcoming talents. Many of these films are in the library or in the different streaming platforms.