FILM 2700: Introduction to Film (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

This course introduces film as an art form. In this course students will consider the primary visual, aural, and narrative conventions in motion pictures, and will investigate the interaction between film, politics, history, religion, science, and society. Students will build the vocabulary and conceptual framework necessary to discuss film and will gain a broad awareness, understanding, and appreciation of film media. Students will watch a wide range of films from a variety of countries and periods in the history of film. Weekly screenings outside class time are required.