May 23, 2024  
Fall 2024 - Summer 2025 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2024 - Summer 2025 Academic 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 World War II. The course will introduce students to the major technological, aesthetic, and industrial developments of various national cinemas. Historical development of major styles and genres will be explored. Emphasis will be on teaching students the skills necessary to critically analyze films.

Prerequisites:  FILM 100 - Introduction to Film