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.

Prerequisite: Film and Media Studies 101.

1 unit — Krzych

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 2 Film History and Theory Scott Krzych Cornerstone Art Center 102 25 / 9 05/19/2022
Spring 2023 Block 8 Film History and Theory Scott Krzych TBA 25 / 25 05/19/2022
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