Film History and Theory

Film in its material, historical and theoretical dimensions, from its beginnings to the present. Growth of the film industry; the American studio system; European avant-garde cinema; world cinema; auteurism; film and popular culture; problems of genre. Film theory: the nature of the medium; its major theorists - Griffith, Eisenstein, Arnheim, Bazin, Kracauer, Metz, Mulvey, etc. (Not offered 2023-24).

Prerequisite: Film and Media Studies 101.

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2023 Block 8 Film History and Theory Scott Krzych Cornerstone Art Center 102 25 / 10 03/19/2023
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