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Contemporary Turkish Cinema and Society (COMPLIT 157)

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  • Winter
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COMPLIT
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357
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Contemporary Turkish Cinema and Society (COMPLIT 157)

An examination of contemporary Turkish cinema in a social and political context. The course will focus on films and directors that revived Turkish cinema in the mid-1990s with a focus on key issues pertaining to belonging, denied identities, masculinity, nationalism, silencing of women, urbanization. There will be approximately two hours of film screening and two hours of classroom discussion/seminar each week. All films have English subtitles.