Five College Consortium

Introduction to Film

Subject Name: 
Film Studies
Course Number: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course teaches the basic concepts, vocabulary, and critical skills involved in interpreting film. Through readings and lectures, students will become more informed and sophisticated observers of the cinema, key examples of which will be screened weekly. While the focus will be on the form and style of narrative film, documentary and avant-garde practices will be introduced. The class will also touch upon some of the major theoretical approaches in the field.
Variable Credit Comments: 
2 meetings (75 minutes), 1 screening (2 1/2 hours)
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 

Course Sections

Introduction to Film
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Robin Blaetz TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;W 07:00PM-10:00PM Art 220;Dwight Hall 101