Nepali Movie Highway at Harvard University

August 16th, 2013 | by MovieInterval
Nepali Movie Highway at Harvard University

Nepali movieHighway which was officially selected for and screened at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival now made it’s mark at Harvard University. The movie is included in a course of ‘World Cinema’ under ‘Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ faculty of Harvard College.

nepali movie highway

This course explores the development of world cinema from the silent era to the present. What is “world cinema”? How is “the world” created in cinema? How does cinema respond to global topics and debates? What contact zones exist between world cinema and world literature? What are the theoretical limits and practical challenges of “world cinema?” Can we “translate” films from one culture to another? This course includes films by Dziga Vertov, Man Ray, Maya Deren, Fritz Lang, Satyajit Ray, Jean-Luc Godard, Samira Makhmalbaf, Woody Allen, Sofia Coppola, Pedro Almodovar, Nadia Labaki, Zacharias Kunuk, and Deepak Rauniyar.

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