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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
"ABRAMSON, BRAM" <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 2 May 1995 17:26:24 CDT
Concordia University
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In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.950428203816.14841B-100000@stratus>, Yves Lever
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>Why not come to Montreal for a real course in cinema studies? The course
>will be in French at the University of Montreal or at the Universite du
>Quebec a Montreal, but these are the only places in North America where
>you can get a culture on all the world cinema.
I feel compelled to point out here, of course, that coming to Montreal by
no means requires that "the course will be in French" -- there are four
universities in Montreal, Concordia University and McGill University
being the two English-language institutions that round out the list that
Yves Lever starts up above.
Both McGill and Concordia have quite good cinema studies programs ...
Universite du Quebec a Montreal, by contrast, does not _have_ an undergrad
cinema studies program.
This might be of interest to a mailing list which is, as far as I can
tell, conducted mainly in the English language.  Pour ceux qui se
debrouillent bien en francais, vous avez plus de choix a considerer, bien
>Montreal is the only city
>in North America where you can see films from all over the world:
>Chineese, Russian, Latin Americam, Europe, etc., usualy in original
>version with subtitles in French or in English.
>And Montreal is a real good city to live...
Now, Yves, I love Montreal as much as you do ... but the only city in
North America to see films "from all over the world"?  I can't help but
be somewhat dubious!
-- Bram Abramson