C LIT 270: Perspectives On Film: Introduction

Section ID: 
A
 
SLN: 
11833
 
Meets Department Requirements: 
Pre-req to Declare Cinema Major
 
Meets GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts
 
Meets Other Requirements: 
 
M W
 
KNE
Introduction to film form, style, and techniques. Examples from silent film and from contemporary film. C LIT 270, C LIT 271, C LIT 272 are designed to be taken as a sequence, but may be taken individually.

Acts of violence and mysterious motives have fascinated cinema audiences for more than a century. This introduction-to-film course gives you a set of tools for investigating and writing about the cinema. Directors to be discussed include such notables as Fritz Lang, Carl Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Aki Kaurismäki; films include M, Minority Report, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Topics covered also include documentary, animation, and experimental cinema. In English. Counts toward VLPA requirement.

Cross listed with: Scand 275 and German 275

Status: 
Active

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