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COM 233 - Bollywood & Beyond: South Asian Cinema and Social Change

[3 credit(s)]
The course will examine the social, political, cultural, and historical roots of Indian cinema, the changing economic and societal factors that have molded its growth and popularity, the social factors that have influenced the unique forms of cultural product that have evolved within the “Bollywood” system, and the social and psychological outcomes of spectatorship. The course will screen important popular Bollywood films, and examine the functions each serves in social and psychological contexts.

Semesters Offered: Every Fall and Spring

General Education Category: Social Sciences ALAAME

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