Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Intensive analysis of the work of Indigenous filmmakers with emphasis on Canada and the US. Topics include: de-colonizing the screen; identity, community and representation; the ethics or image-making; Indigenous women's filmmaking; Indigenous filmmaking as both an art form and a tool for social change. Examines the development of Indigenous cinema in Canada with special emphasis on documentaries, and looks at new directions in Indigenous cinema including experimental works and drama.
Prerequisites: Second-year standing or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Women's Studies offered by the Department of Women's Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.