Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College

Academics

Political Science 345. Understanding Russian Politics and Society through the Prism of Film

An examination of political and social issues in post-communist Russia, relying heavily on films–primarily those produced in Russia (with English subtitles)–to understand the situation within the country. Topics include the transition to political democracy and a market economy and social problems such as alcohol abuse, drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, environmental degradation, the war in Chechnya and the situation of women.

Connections:
Conx 23014 Film and Society

Conx 23018 Cinema/Kino: Film in Russia