Understanding East Asian Transformation through Films


What is the course about?

GDAR1827/GDCV1827 will examine the epochal transformations of East Asia as a whole region since the end of World War II. Its profound multidimensional transformations in economic, technological, political, social and cultural fields, as stimulating and powerful venues, will be discussed. Each important film selected for study would be an occasion for the students to learn the ideas input by the film artists who produced these films. The students would be led to appreciate the artistic expressions, the humanistic and ethical concern, and the joy and tears of professional and innovative filmmakers.

Course Code Offering Department(s) Area of Learning Units & Hours
GDAR1827 AF ARTS (3,2,1)
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IGEThis is an interdisciplinary GE (IGE) course.
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Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.