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C LIT 270 A: Perspectives On Film: Introduction

Crime Scenes

Meeting Time: 
MW
Location: 
GWN
SLN: 
11854
Instructor:
Eric Ames

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, Errol Morris, Billy Wilder, and Aki Kaurismäki; films include M, The Passion of Joan of Arc, Double Indemnity, Ghost in the Shell, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. In English. VLPA

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, Errol Morris,
Billy Wilder, and Aki Kaurismäki; films include M, The Passion of Joan of Arc, Double Indemnity, Ghost in the Shell, and The Girl with the Dragon
Tattoo. In English. VLPA

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