Film 101 is an introductory course that examines the development of cinema with an emphasis on how to appreciate the medium of film. This course will focus on how film creates meaning through narrative and the technical aspects of film making. Through class lectures, readings, and screenings of both historical and contemporary films, students will learn how to critique and analyze films through a technical and theoretical lens. Students will also become familiar with specific genres and film movements that have significant impact on motion pictures and how we experience cinema today.
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