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    FM300 – 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.


    TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
    Fall 2019 Block 2 Film History and Theory Scott Krzych Cossitt Hall 101C 25/11 02/26/2020
    Spring 2020 Block 8 Film History and Theory Meghan Sutherland TBA 25/18 02/26/2020
    Fall 2020 Film History and Theory Scott Krzych TBA 25/25 02/26/2020