Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FILM 281 - THE BEGINNINGS OF CINEMA

Long Title: THE BEGINNINGS OF CINEMA
Department: Visual and Dramatic Arts
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This class studies the emergence of cinema in the context of cultural developments at the turn of the 20th century. Early films will be examined together with such contemporaneous issues as technologies of vision, modern mass culture, urban expansion and consumerism. Cross-list: HART 281.