The course focues on principal film productions of Middle East, North Africa and India. In this regard, the Iranian, Libanese, Egyption, Moroccan and Indian cinemas will be the case studies. Additionally, there will be spaces for diasporic cinemas as well as Women's cinemas. So as to optimize the acquisition of skills and knowledge by students, in the context of an optional subject of short duration, the format of the courses will be monographic, and it will be based on collective works of students around seminaras and debates.
1. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of World Cinema/Cinema at the Periphery.
2. Introduction to the history of film in Middle East, North Africa and India: national industries, styles, movements, authors.
3. Key cultural concepts of the mentioned cinemas: themes, narratives, and aesthetics.
4. Transnational perspectives and diasporic films.
5. Women's cinema in Middle East, North Africa and India