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Spring 2016 Undergraduate English Courses: Film

354:202 Introduction to Film

01  MW6  CAC  03854  KOSZARSKI  MU-301
      W 7,8            FILM SCREENING  MU-301

What is it that makes a great film a great film?  An examination of the development of film style, genre and technology as it has evolved from the era of the classical studio system through the present.   Looking at the work of Kubrick, Godard, Fellini, Dreyer, Polonski , Tim Burton and others, we will analyze how specific elements of mise en scene, including editing, sound recording, performance style and cinematography developed over time within specific national or generic contexts.  Students will compose guided response papers weekly.  Final exam.