Japanese Cinematic Art
J.F. Oberlin University
Area of Study
Asian Studies, Film Studies, Radio/Television/Film, Television Studies
Taught In English
Host University Units4 - 4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0 - 0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0 - 0
Hours & Credits
Cinema offers dynamic ways to learn about a particular country’s history, society and culture. By watching crucial films by influential Japanese filmmakers, this course will provide students a unique way of experiencing Japan. Through exploring artistic, cultural, and political implications in these films, students will learn how Japanese filmmakers explore themes and cultural landscapes pertinent to modern Japan. Students will learn to read visual images in context of larger issues of social, cultural or historical significance.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
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