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EALL 292 01 (13787) /EALL892/FILM874
Japanese New Wave Cinema
Stephen Poland
MW 1.00-2.15 WLH 202
T 7.00-9.00p
Fall 2017 
Final exam scheduled (Group 36) 12/16/2017 S 7.00p
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Study of the “New Wave” in Japanese cinema in the period between 1955-1975, with focus on how films sought to make social and political interventions both in content and film form. Consideration of what New Wave films and critical writing tell the world about Japan's postwar, high-speed economic growth; student and counterculture movements; and the place of Japan in the Cold War order.