Spring 2017 Course Offerings

FILM245
Film Form and Culture
Credits: 3 CORE: HA
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.
Restriction: Must not have completed ENGL245 or FILM245. Also offered as: ENGL245. Credit only granted for: CMLT214, CMLT245 or FILM 245. Formely: CMLT214."

FILM302
(Perm Req)
Cinema History II: The Sound Era
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283.
Restriction: Must have permission of the Film Studies program.
Introduction to the international history of cinema from sound around 1930 to the present.

FILM344
Film and the Fantastic
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities.
Also offered as: SLLC344.
Credit only granted for: SLLC344 or FILM344.
Survey of fantastic cinema, encompassing American classics, Hollywood recent productions, and independent films, as well as Asian horror films, anime, and European fantasy.

FILM359F
Special Topics in Genres/Auteurs/Cinema Movements; Contemporary French Filmmakers: Annaud, Audiard, Besson
Credits: 3
Also offered as FREN398F. Credit granted for FILM359F or FREN398F.
Taught in English.

FILM359L
Special Topics in Genres/Auteurs/Cinema Movements; The Disney Studio and the Animation Industry
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of instructor. Also offered as ENGL329L. Credit granted for ENGL329L or FILM359L.

FILM359M
Special Topics in Genres/Auteurs/Cinema Movements; Melodrama
Credits: 3
Also offered as ENGL329D. Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of instructor.

FILM369C
Special Topics in Film Theories; Cinema and History
Credits: 3

FILM385
German Cinema
Credits: 3
Also offered as: GERM385.
Credit only granted for: FILM385, GERM285 or GERM385.
Formerly: GERM285.
A history of German cinema from the golden age of silent films to the flourishing film culture of the 21st Century. Focuses on changing ideas of the role and purpose of national cinema, as well as the cinematic representation of nation and national identity. Taught in English.

FILM388
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning: Film Studies
Credits: 1 - 3
Contact department for information to register for this course.

FILM419A
Special Topics in Documentary, Animation, Experimental Cinema, and Other Media; The Essay Form Across Media
Credits: 3
The course will explore the history and the theory of the essay form in literature, photography, graphic art, film, video, digital media, and installation art. Students will dedicate part of the course to producing their own essays in the medium of their choice.

FILM431
Italian Cinema II - In Translation
Credits: 3
Also offered as: ITAL473.
Credit only granted for: ITAL473, ITAL474, or FILM431.
A study of Italian society and culture through the medium of film from the mid 1970's to the present. Taught in English.

FILM469C
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Film Theories II; Cinema and Empire
Credits: 3
An examination of cinema as symptom, trace, and apparatus of empire and and its aftermath (e.g., globalization, transnationalism, diasporic identities) from the end of the nineteenth century to our times. By permission of instructor only. Also offered as CMLT679C. Credit only granted for FILM469C or CMLT679G.