INTRO TO FILM STUDIES

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Film Studies
Course Number: 
150
Institution: 
Smith College
This course offers an overview of cinema as an artistic, industrial, ideological and social force. Students become familiar with the aesthetic elements of cinema (visual style, editing, cinematography, sound, performance, narration and formal structure, etc.), the terminology of film production, and the relations among industrial, ideological, artistic and social issues. Films (both classic and contemporary, mainstream and experimental) are discussed from aesthetic, historical and social perspectives, enabling students to approach films as informed and critical viewers. Enrollment limited to 60. Priority given to Smith College film studies minors and Five College film studies majors.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
18916-F15

Course Sections

INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Andrew Ritchey aritchey@smith.edu MW 02:40-04:00; M 07:30-10:00 SEELYE 201; SEELYE 201