Feb 29, 2020  
Spring 2019 Course Catalog 
Spring 2019 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FILM 101 - Film 1895 to 1945

3 credits

An historical and critical survey of the art of the motion picture from its inception through the Hollywood studio years and on into the 1950’s. The focus is on pioneers and innovators, such as Griffith, Chaplin, Keaton, Lang, Von Sternberg, Sturges, and Ford. The course will introduce students to techniques and aesthetics of filmmaking, as well as major styles and genres. Historical development of film as an art form will be explored. Emphasis will be on teaching students the skills necessary to critically analyze films.

Pre or Corequisites:  FILM 100 - Introduction to Film