2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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WR 244 - Fundamentals of Film Studies

(3.00 cr.)

An introduction to film technology and techniques, coupled with a survey of film history from the silent era through contemporary cinema. Students learn to identify the specific roles of the artists who collaborate to create a film. They also learn film history through an introduction to major directors (e.g., Griffith, Eisenstein, Renoir, Welles, Hitchcock, Kurosawa) and movements (e.g., German Expressionism, Italian neorealism, film noir, the French New Wave).

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer
Years Typically Offered: Annually

Interdisciplinary Studies: IF



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