Bollywood-Culture of Indian Cinema
From MuchMusic to Oprah, from Berlin to Toronto, the global appetite for Bollywood is insatiable. Characterized by its lavish song and dance sequences, melodrama, and fast-paced action spectacles, Indian cinema has gained immense popularity with international audiences. In this course, we will explore the international appeal of Indian cinema as a phenomenon of globalization. Throughout the term, we will watch some of the most iconic Bollywood and Hollywood films of the last 20 years in order to explore the cultural intersections that influence global film cultures today.