21L.011 The Film Experience
Concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, including works from the early silent period, documentary and avant-garde films, European art cinema, and contemporary Hollywood fare. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship. Syllabus varies from term to term, but usually includes such directors as Eisenstein, Fellini, Godard, Griffith, Hawks, Hitchcock, Kubrick, Kurosawa, Tarantino, Welles, and Wiseman.
This class has no prerequisites.
21L.011 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by D. Thorburn.
Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays in 3-270.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A. This class counts as a CI-H.
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