What is cinema? Classic Readings of Classic Films (4 cr.)

Course Details

Course Level: 
Graduate Course
Course Number: 
HART 561
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Day(s): 
Fri
Time: 
9:30-12pm
Instructor: 
Course Description: 

Using a variety of readings now considered classics as our guide, this class will look closely at a broad range of films and film movements discussed by critics and theorists such as Rudolf Amheim, Jean Epstein, Sergei Fisenstein, Walter Benjamin and Andre Bazin. Graduate students will be assigned additional readings and will be required to write a substantial research paper (20-25 pages).
Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 361. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 561 and HART 361.