CINE 22 The Documentary Tradition (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
An introductory course that addresses non-fiction film history, methods, and practices. This is a survey course that covers a wide range of documentary film issues and approaches including ethics and principles, objectivity, and point of view.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Define documentary films, distinguish them from fictional cinema, and question the nature of cinematic realism, point of view, and objectivity.
- Outcome 2: Examine and compare approaches to documentary film as they have evolved over the course of film history.
- Outcome 3: Describe the impact of changing technologies on the theory and practice of nonfiction filmmaking.
- Outcome 4: Identify and analyze select significant works in the field, and apply historic and aesthetic understanding of specific documentary films, in writing and discussion.