FTV 106C: History of African, Asian, and Latin American Film

You can use ClipNotes to learn and review some of the films of 106C. The app is especially helpful for working on class papers that call for film analysis.

Detailed instructions on operating ClipNotes are available in the how-to section.

You can sign out one of 10 iPads from the Arts Library; each iPad includes films from FTV 106C, as well as others. You must use your own BruinCard to check out an iPad.

Checkout Location: Arts Library Circulation Desk

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Checkout Period: 4 hours, with option to renew once

*Important notes:

  • Renew online by logging into your Library account at catalog.library.ucla.edu
  • The iPad must be returned to the Arts Library
  • You will be fined for any items damaged or returned late

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FTV 106C: Films and Topics Available on ClipNotes

FilmXML FileDirectorYearFile DescriptionTerminology and Topics CoveredXML Author
Black GirlBlackGirl.xmlOusmane Sembène1966Instructional: Mise-en-scene and SoundDiegetic/Nondiegetic Sound, Voice over, Costume, Movie ThemesMelissa Oskouie, James Fleury, Monica Sandler
The GoddessTheGoddess.xmlWu Yonggang1934Instructional: Scene analysisCinematography, Editing, Mise en Scene, Gender, MelodramaMelissa Oskouie and Monica Sandler
The KillerTheKiller.xmlJohn Woo1989Instructional: Interpretation and MeaningGun-fu genre, Cinematography, Diegetic/Nondiegetic Sound, Editing, Movie Themes, Symbolism, Film StyleMelissa Oskouie, James Fleury
Chungking ExpressChungkingExpress.xmlWong Kar-Wai1994Instructional: Narrative ConstructionTone, Diegetic/Nondiegetic Sound, Lighting, Temporality, Formal ElementsMelissa Oskouie, James Fleury
UgetsuUgetsu.xmlKenji Mizoguchi1953Instructional: Interpretation and MeaningCinematography, Editing, Narrative Themes, SymbolismMelissa Oskouie, James Fleury, Monica Sandler
RashomonRashomon.xmlArika Kurosawa1950Instructional: Editing and CinematographyCamera Movement, Continuity Editing, Narrative ThemesMonica Sandler, Melissa Oskouie, James Fleury