Author Archives: Juan Monroy

Film Response for March 7: The Red, The White, or Daises

For your second blog assignment, please compose and entry on either The Red and the White or on Daisies which were prominent films during our class discussion on Eastern European cinema today. Your blog post on either film is due … Continue reading

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Night and Fog event at the CUNY Grad Center

The English Program and the Film Studies Certificate Program Invite you to: Concentrationary Memories: The Politics of Representation March 3, 6:30-8:30PM CUNY Graduate Center Segal Theatre Following a screening of Night and Fog (Resnais, 1955) Prof. Griselda Pollock will present … Continue reading

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12 New Hollywood Films

Write about one of these twelve New Hollywood films for your first blog assignment, due on February 23. M*A*S*H (Robert Altman, 1970) Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (Martin Scorcese, 1974) Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1975) Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (Melvin Van … Continue reading

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New Wave Hipness in Left Bank Form

As I mentioned in class on Monday, Cleo from 5 to 7 remains one of the best examples of the French New Wave for many reasons. First, the film is one of the few made by women during this very … Continue reading Continue reading

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How to Post A Film Response

To craft your Film Response, you should consider how the reading, the film, and the class material relate to each other. For example, if we’re watching a film made during the 1970s era known as “New Hollywood,” your response should … Continue reading

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History of Cinema III Coming Soon

Spring 2011 will be here soon, and the preparation for this class is well underway. Look for more information about this course on this site in the coming weeks. Be sure to enroll in this class through CUNYFirst for Spring … Continue reading

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