Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
A502209 Fictions and Films in Modern and Contemporary Taiwan 2.0 2
Description The course focuses on Taiwan cinema including examples by Hou Hsiao-hsien¡]«J§µ½å¡^, Tsai Ming-liang¡]½²©ú«G¡^, Edward Yang¡]·¨¼w©÷¡^, and other selected Taiwanese filmmakers. Though ¡§the long takes¡¨ and ¡§the slowness¡¨ are the two major cinematic features in Taiwan cinema, the course will briefly take a historical investigation in the film history, introducing the basics of film skills, narrative, and methodologies of textual analysis. The students are expected to enhance the understanding and appreciation of significance in Taiwan cinema.