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Films

List of films I’ve seen in class. Just for my own reference. ahah

Film Theory 1

  1. Le Mépris (Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
  3. Short films by the Lumières, Méliès, D.W. Griffith, etc. (early films)
  4. The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Robert Wiene)
  5. Un Chien Andalou,  The Seashell and the Clergyman and other weird surrealist/abstract short films. (Only Regen was nice…)
  6. Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein)
  7. Birth of a Nation (D.W. Griffith)
  8. Son of the Sheik (George Fitzmaurice)
  9. The Passenger (M. Antonioni)
  10. Nanook of the North (Robert Flaherty)
  11. Bicycle Thieves (De Sica)

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Film & the Other Arts

  1. The Gleaners and I (Agnes Varda)
  2. Hiroshima Mon Amour (Resnais)
  3. Hamlet (Kozintsev)
  4. Beau Travail (Claire Denis)
  5. City of God (Fernando Meirelles & Katia Lund)
  6. La Jetée (Chris Marker)
  7. Short films by Brakhage, Rey and Chodorov (abstract films)
  8. Cremaster 3 (Matthew Barney)
  9. Zidane (Gordon and Parreno)

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Film Theory 2

  1. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. The Pickpocket (R. Bresson)
  3. The Searchers (John Ford)
  4. Scarlet Empress (Josef von Sternberg)
  5. Sans toi ni loi (“Vagabond”, Agnes Varda)
  6. Xala (Ousmane Sembene)
  7. Network (Lumet)
  8. Red Desert (M. Antonioni)
  9. The Decalogue – #1 (Krysztof Kieslowski)
  10. The Revolution Will Not be Televised (Kim Bartley & Donnacha O’Brien)
  11. A Scanner Darkly (Linklater)

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Gender, Modernity & Revolution in Chinese Cinema

  1. The Goddess
  2. Yellow Earth (Chen Kaige)
  3. Stage Sisters (Xie Jin)
  4. Legend of Tianyun Mountain (Xie Jin)
  5. Hibiscus Town (Xie Jin)
  6. Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou)
  7. Sacrificed Youth (Zhang Nuanxin)
  8. Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou)
  9. The Blue Kite (Tian Zhuangzhuang)
  10. Ermo (Zhou Xiaowen)

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