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FILM 2120 The Nonfiction Film

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as FILM 20.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

4 hours; 3 credits

Introduction and overview of the development of a documentary tradition in international filmmaking. Lectures, screenings, and discussions will be geared toward analyzing nonfiction film as a medium of observation, education, persuasion, activism, and aesthetic expression.

Prerequisite: Film *1101 [1] or permission of the chairperson.


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