CINE 20A Film History: Evolution of Film Expression (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
History of cinema as a unique expressive medium, from 19th century origins to mid-20th century. Aesthetics of silent and sound films, relation of film techniques to content, films in social/historical context and in relation to other arts and popular culture. Screenings in class for study and analysis.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Explore the history of motion pictures in the context of world history during the first half of the 20th century.
- Outcome 2: Review and analyze significant national cinemas and filmmakers, assess their contributions to the evolution and diversity of film aesthetics and techniques.
- Outcome 3: Recognize and apply various critical and theoretical approaches to the study of film.
- Outcome 4: Analyze and evaluate the film experience by discussing and writing about films.