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-scène, 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: 06-112. May be taken simultaneously with 06-270 Introduction to Film Studies.