The political and cultural context in the French New Wave Cinema

The political and cultural context in the French New Wave Cinema

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Papers should be no less than 8, no more than 10 pages long, typed and double- spaced (i.e. between 2000-2500 words). Essays are required to refer to at least three texts/authors.

Required text: Geoffrey Nowell-Smith. Making Waves: New Cinemas of the 1960s. Bloomsberry Academic, 2013 new revised edition.

Naomi Green on The French New Wave. http://cup.columbia.edu/book/the-french-new-wave/9781905674121.

James Tweedie. The Age of New Waves. Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization. Oxford U Press, 2013.

Films: Breathless (1960 film) by Jean Luc-Godard
The 400 Blows (1965 film) by François Truffaut
Belle de Jour (1967) by Luis Buñuel, France
Masculin Féminin (1966) by Jean-Luc Godard
Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962) by Agnes Varda Chronicle of a Summer. (1961)by Jean Rouch & Edgar Morin.