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Courses - Fall 2019
FILM
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FILM245
Film Form and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HA
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with ENGL245.
Credit only granted for: ENGL245 or FILM245.
Introduction to film as art form and how films create meaning. Basic film terminology; fundamental principles of film form, film narrative, and film history. Examination of film technique and style over past one hundred years. Social and economic functions of film within broader institutional, economic, and cultural contexts.
FILM298B
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with: PERS283.
Credit only granted for: PERS283 or FILM298B.
Introduction to Iranian cinema, society, and culture. Taught in English.
Cross-listed with FILM298B. Credit granted for PERS283, FILM283, or FILM298B.
FILM298D
Special Topics in International Film Studies; Film Art in a Global Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Cross-listed with CMLT280. Credit only granted for: CMLT280 or FILM298D.
FILM298T
Special Topics in International Film Studies; Merchants, Rabbis and Schmaltz: The Politics of Jews and Film
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with JWST219T. Credit only granted for JWST219T or FILM298T . What are the different ways Jews and Jewishness have been represented inCinema over time? How have Jewish filmmakers used the cinematic medium to construct or deconstruct Jewish identity? Students will investigate different types of representations of Jews, asking how they operate in the context of the broader film traditions, and more.
FILM301
Cinema History I: The Silent Era
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities.
Examines the development of silent cinema from the 1890s to the early 1930s drawing on at least five distinct national traditions (French, German, Russian, British, and American). Introduces students to key cinematic conventions as they emerged around the world.
FILM329G
Special Topics in National/International Cinemas; One Hundred Years of Hollywood and Politics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with HIST319W. Credit granted for FILM329G or HIST319W.
FILM334
Soviet Film: Propaganda, Myth, Modernism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with RUSS334.
Credit only granted for: RUSS334, FILM334, or RUSS298K.
Formerly: RUSS298K.
A Survey of Soviet film from the 1920s to 1991, focusing on important directors, genres, themes, and styles. Taught in English.
FILM345
The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities.
Credit only granted for: FILM345 or ENGL329J.
An examination of important Hitchcock films from the perspective of innovation, aesthetics, and cultural history.
Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, FILM283, or SLLC283; or permission of instructor. Cross-listed with FILM345. Credit only granted for FILM345 o r ENGL329J.
FILM359Z
Special Topics in Genres/Auteurs/Cinema Movements; The Global Western
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
FILM388
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning: Film Studies
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FILM429K
Special Topics in National/International Cinemas; Youth, Identity, Nation: A Survey of Qubec Cinema
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with FREN499C. Credit granted for FILM429K or FREN499C. Taught in English.
FILM429P
Special Topics in National/International Cinemas; French Cinema: A Cultural Approach
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with FREN499A. Credit granted for FILM429P or FREN499A. Taught in French.
FILM469G
Special Topics in Film Theories II; Cinema in the History of Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
FILM499
(Perm Req)
Directed Study in Film Studies
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.