A short history of Iberian Cinema (ILAC 315)
A survey of Iberian cinema in the second half of the 20th century. Traces the slow making of an international success with directors like Saura, Almodóvar, Amenábar,Medem, Pons, Bollaín and Villaronga. Starting with the early Buñuel, the course examines cinema's shaping of the national imaginary and its articulation of collective memories suppressed during the Franco dictatorship, as well as the challenges of cultural continuity. Taught in Spanish.