Introduction to Film Forms and Contexts

Elective Courses

CINE 203 - Introduction to Film Forms and Contexts

COMM 140
401 |Paul Messaris |TR 3-4:30pm

This course will trace the development of the classical Hollywood cinema, as well as significant alternatives to this dominant mode of representation, by relating analyses of the formal elements of film texts to discussions of film industries and audiences as well as the larger social, historical context. A variety of analytical methods and perspectives will be applied to films drawn from different times and countries in order to consider the cinema as a cultural construction.

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Cinema Studies Program
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