2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 13, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FLM 202, 204 - Film History II: 1950-Present

1 course unit
An exploration of the international history of film from the end of the War through important European developments (for example, the French New Wave, Italian Neo-Realism, and New German Cinema) and dramatic changes in production and viewing in the United States (through the Sixties and Seventies), as well as the recent emergence of strong national and regional cinemas in countries all over the world.  The course focuses on major directors, technological developments, and the surrounding social, cultural, and commercial contexts within which film continues to flourish.  Screenings will include works from Hollywood, international cinema, and the avant-garde.  In addition to the historical survey, the course provides further training in film and textual analysis with an emphasis on writing and an introduction to film theory.
Attendance at weekly screenings is required.
Prerequisite(s): FLM 201 - Film History I: 1895-1950  or permission of the instructor.
Meets general academic requirement HU (and W when offered as 202).



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