Human Condition: Contemporary Works
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
Department: Social Sciences
Course Number: NSOS 2840
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Documentary film intends to enlighten and provoke.. Films in this series explore universal cultural, political, and ethical themes: economic survival,the natural environment, conflict and war, justice and dignity, family bonds, and creativity.The schedule of films changes from semester to semester. This semester, the following films are discussed in class: "Strike" (Soviet Union); "Stolen Childhoods" (U.S.A.); "Stories We Tell "(U.S.A); "How to Make Money Selling Drugs" (U. S. A.); "After Tiller" (U. S. A.); "Symphony of the Soil" (U. S. A.); "Watermarks"(Canada); "Detropia"(U.S.A.); "My Cousin Jules" (France); "Let the Fire Burn" (U.S.A.); "A River Changes Course" (Cambodia); "Far from Afghanistan" (Afghanistan); "The House is Black" (Iran); "Finding North" (U.S.A.); "Oil for Fraud" (U.S.A.); "Reportero" (Mexico)
Course Open to: Degree Students