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Spring 2014 Course Descriptions

Film 3759G  History of Cinema

Film 3759G  Section 001    CRN 37361
Wilson-Brown
History of Cinema         1000-1115 TR & 1900-2100 R

The course offers a comprehensive yet selective overview of the history of cinema, integrating the basic tools for analyzing film as art. It will examine how the uses of camera, editing, lighting, sound, and acting contribute to the construction of meaning for audiences, as well as consider how meaning is filtered through various cultural contexts.