Post-Soviet Russian Cinema

We 6:00PM - 9:25PM / 306 Cathedral of Learning /CRN  27328

The course will trace the history of Russian cinema (1991-2017) and the transformation of the filmmaking industry from a state financed and command ordered economy to a state subsidized and a capital based economy.  While much of the focus in the course will be on specific films and directors (for example, Muratova, Balabanov, Sigarev, etc.), special attention will be paid to ways the Russian film industry has adapted standard filmmaking practices in Europe and the US (new professions, genres, private film studios, and administrative models).

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Vladimir Padunov

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Category B: Disciplines and Intellectual Movements

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