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410 - Film Studies

Credits: 
3
Prerequisite or Requirement: 
First Year Writing
General Education: 
Yes
Minors: 
English
Immersions: 
English
Class Description: 
This course familiarizes students with a number of different critical approaches to film as a narrative and representational art. The course introduces students to the language as well as analytical and critical methodologies of film theory and criticism from early formalist approaches to contemporary considerations of technologies and ideologies alike. Students will be introduced to a selection of these approaches and be asked to apply them to a variety of films selected by the instructor. Additional screening time is recommended.

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Magic Speaker Series - http://magic.rit.edu/main/index.html