FILM 3130 Theory, Aesthetics, and Criticism

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as FILM 30.
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4 hours; 3 credits

Theoretical writings of Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Kracauer, Arnheim, Bazin, Lacan, Metz, Mulvey, Cavell, and others. Their application in cinema. Writing workshop for students interested in contemporary film criticism, supplemented by historical survey of film criticism in newspapers, magazines, and film journals. Course aims at film scholarship rather than journalistic reviewing.

Prerequisite: Film *1101 [1] and one advanced film studies course; or permission of the chairperson.


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