Approved Film Course Offerings Spring 2016

If you are a film studies major, please consult with your advisor to determine if a specific course counts towards the degree and, if so, which distribution requirement it fulfills.

FILM FORM AND CULTURE

FILM245/ENGL245 Film Form and Culture (3 credits)

Please check Schedule of Classes for section times and locations. Restriction: Must not have completed ENGL245. Also offered as: ENGL245. Credit only granted for: CMLT214, CMLT245, ENGL245, or FILM245. Formerly: CMLT214.

Introduction to film as art form and how films create meaning. Basic film terminology; fundamental principles of film form, film narrative, and film history. Examination of film technique and style over past one hundred years. Social and economic functions of film within broader institutional, economic, and cultural contexts.

FILM HISTORY AND THEORY FOUNDATION

FILM302 Cinema History II: The Sound Era (3 credits)

0101 L. Arsenjuk
MW 12:00pm - 1:50pm - HBK 0302H

Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Introduction to the international history of cinema from sound around 1930 to the present.

GENRES, AUTEURS, MOVEMENTS

FILM 319C: Special Topics in Documentary, Animation, Experimental Cinema, and Other Visual Media; Capturing the Present: The Geopolitics of Contemporary Storytelling

0101 M. Resmini
MW 12:00pm - 1:50pm - HBK 0302H

Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities. T.

FILM 352: The Baddest Decade: The 1970s in American Film and American History (3 credits)

0101 S. Giovachinni
W 4:00pm - 5:15pm - KEY 0103

Prerequisite: HIST201. Also offered as: HIST304. Credit only granted for: FILM352 or HIST304. The history of the United States and of its cinema in the 1970s.

FILM 359E Special Topics in Genres/Auteurs/Cinema Movements; Hollywood in the Golden Age: 1930-1950 (3 credits)

0101 M. Conroy
TuTh 11:00am - 12:15am - TWS 1107

Also offered as ENGL329E. Credit granted for ENGL329E or FILM359E. Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, FILM283, or SLLC283; or permission of department.

FILM 359Q: Special Topics in Genres/Auteurs/Cinema Movements; The Cinema of Steven Spielberg (3 credits)

0101 P. Cote
MW 10:00am - 11:50am - HBK0302H

Also offered as ENGL329R. Credit granted for ENGL329R or FILM359Q. Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, FILM283, or SLLC283; or permission of department.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

FILM 429D: Special Topics in National/International Cinemas; The Politics of French Film Comedies (3 credits)

0101 C. Eades
TuTh 2:00pm - 3:15pm - JMZ 1120

Also offered as FREN499D. Credit granted for FREN499D or FILM429D. Taught in French.

FILM429M: Special Topics in National/International Cinemas; Nazis, Terrorists, and Spies: Coming to Terms with the Past and Present in Recent German Film (3 credits)

0101 H. Baer
TuTh 2:00pm-3:15pm - HBK0303H / Tu 3:30pm-6:00pm - HBK 0302H
Also offered as GERM449N and GERM689N. Credit only granted for GERM449N, GERM669N, or FILM429N. Taught in English.

FILM462 (3 credits)

0101 E. Papazian
MW 2:00pm - 3:15pm - HBK0302H / W 3:30-6:00pm - HBK0302H
Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of instructor. Credit only granted for: FILM359R, SLLC368R or FILM462. Formerly: FILM359R/SLLC368R. Exploration of the problem of realism, one of the most central theoretical issues in film studies.

FILM 388 Experiential Learning: Film Studies (1-3 credits)

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