(Offered as ENGL 180 and FAMS 110) A first course in reading films and writing about them. A varied selection of films for study and criticism, partly to illustrate the main elements of film language and partly to pose challenging texts for reading and writing. Frequent short papers. Two class meetings and one screening per week.
Limited to 25 students. In the Fall semester, 12 seats reserved for first-year students. Open to first-year and sophomore students. Fall semester. Professor Hastie. Spring semester: Professor Guilford.