FILM - 190
Catalog Year: 2017
This survey course will explore the dominant cinematic traditions of the world, with attention to the development of film language, aesthetics, and technology as well as the formation of national or cultural film styles and genres. In addition to studying the social and cultural contexts of global cinema, students will discuss concepts such as counter cinema, first, second, and third cinema. Screenings of narrative, documentary, and experimental films will be accompanied by readings in film theory and history.