FA/FILM 1401 6.00 Introduction to Film (for Non-Majors)
Provides a broad survey of the art and criticism of film. Students are introduced to some of the major films and movements that have come to define the evolution of cinema as a popular culture, political discourse and art form. Within an historical framework students will be introduced to the general vocabulary and syntax of film studies. They will also learn about the major technological innovations, aesthetic movements and political discourses that have underscored the development of cinema as a culture industry. Prerequisites: None. Designed for non-majors. Course credit exclusion: FA/FILM 1400 6.00.