This course covers the history of world cinema from the 1890s to the present. Topics include the invention of cinema, silent-era film movements, technologies of sound and color, film and ideology, New Wave cinemas around the world, and recent trends in transnational and digital cinema. Close analysis of films from a wide variety of industries and periods, including films from Hollywood, the Soviet Union, Japan, Mexico, India, France, Hong Kong, and Iran. Also listed as COMM 3320.
3 credits
Upper Division
The Capacities | Global Awareness
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | Film, Thought, and Culture
Approaches to Creation and Analysis | The Humanities