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ANTH 3280 Bollywood: Films and Culture of India (3 credits)

This course examines the film and culture of India via a focus on Bollywood, or the Hindi language film industry in India. We will employ anthropological and film theory to examine how Indian culture shapes film making in the country. In turn, the course will also analyze how landmark Bollywood films have impacted regional and national cultural values in India. Through our examination of cinema in India the primary objective of the course is to engage an analytical view of the complex culture, history and diversity in India. [Core Curriculum Goal Area 8.]
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