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History Of Cinema I (COM-131)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0108-131-001
Instructor: Eric Mandelbaum
Days: Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3
Status: This Course is Filled to Capacity
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Students will view and discuss a progression of influential films, starting with silent cinema and progressing to the 1970’s. The evolution of technology and aesthetics, including genre and convention, will be covered. Foreign films will receive attention. Students will gain a deeper appreciation of this contemporary art form. (Distribution Reqs:Arts)

Learning Goals:   • Teach students to view movies in a historical context • Expose students to films from foreign times and places• Observe the development of cinematic language• Recognize major movements, directors and genres

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