C LIT 270 A: Perspectives On Film: Introduction

Meeting Time: 
MW
Location: 
KNE
SLN: 
11833
Instructor:
Eric Ames
Andrew Nestingen

Syllabus Description:

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.

Also cross listed with: Scand 275 and German 275

Additional Details:

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

Catalog Description: 
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.
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Department Requirements Met: 
Pre-req to Declare Cinema Major
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 9:20am