Orpheus / The Beauty and the Beast

These two short films could launch a variety of conversations. Which might you pursue?

Does Modernism catch your interest?  Or the medium of film to capture art?  Connect a topic you enjoy to an assignment.  Discuss the tangential topics with a librarian, academic advisor, or your instructors.

What are masterpieces
Stein, Gertrude;       Shanghai Library PS3537.T323 W5 1970

A history of experimental film and video: from the canonical avant-garde to contemporary British practice
Rees, A. L • 2011, Palgrave Macmillan; British Film Institute
9781844574360;     Shanghai Library  PN1995.9.E96 R39 2011

Aesthetics of discomfort: conversations on disquieting art
Aldama, Frederick Luis, University of Michigan Press
9780472121632;     Shanghai Library  BH39 .A233 2016  and as an ebook

History of a shiver: the sublime impudence of modernism
Rasula, Jed, author • 2016,  Oxford University Press
9780199396306;        Shanghai Library  PN56.M54 R37 2016