Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 06-375 Women in Film (3)
This course introduces students to the strategies and methods of film criticism and studies narrative components of film (film grammar), including, but not limited to: camera angles, camera distance, composition and framing, mise-en-scene, editing, acting, and the use of sound in film. The course also introduces the study of genres and styles of filmmaking including the classical Hollywood paradigm, avant-garde filmmaking, and documentary filmmaking. Students must attend scheduled screening sessions outside of weekly class hours. Prerequisite: May be taken simultaneously: 06-112 College Writing 2; 06-260 Introduction to Film Studies.