2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Dec 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PT 279 - Silent Cinema

(3.00 cr.)

Examines the exciting, early technical and aesthetic evolution that laid the conceptual and formal groundwork for modern filmmaking. Students develop an historical and critical appreciation of film based on still photography, early attempts at making images move, contemporary aesthetic movements and the bold innovations of Edison, Chaplin, Griffith, and others. Students deconstruct early silent films, and make connections with modern feature films. Same course as DR 279 .

Sessions Typically Offered: Varies
Years Typically Offered: Annually

Interdisciplinary Studies: IF/IU

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