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NYU Prague: Central European Film

Gallatin Study Away Course
SASEM-UG 9403, 4 credits
Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
Level: Undergraduate
Gallatin requirement: HUM

This interdisciplinary seminar is designed to discuss and question the identity of specific nations in European space, which has always been a fascinating crossroad of ideas and ideologies as well as the birthplace of wars and totalitarian systems. The course will cover masterpieces of Russian, Hungarian, German, Polish and Czech cinematography, focusing on several crucial periods of history, in particular WWII and its aftermath, showing moral dilemmas of individuals and nations under the Nazi regime as well as revealing the bitter truth of the Stalinist years.

For the most up-to-date course schedule details and for information about NYU Prague, visit the NYU Prague homepage.