ARTH108 - WORLD FILM HIST TO 1945

This course is an introduction to the history of cinema from the late nineteenth century to the present. In demonstrating how history energizes and complicates the movies,we will examine numerous film cultures and historical periods including silent cinema, Italian Neo-realism, the French German New Wave,New Cinema,experimental cinema, and cinemas of exile that defy nation-based categories. This course aims to establish a broad historical and global foundation for understanding film as a complex exchange between art, technology, politics and economics. Weekly screenings will be part of the course.
Section 601 - LEC
TR 0530PM-0830PM
DESSER, DAVID M
MEYERSON HALL B4
  • CINE101601
  • ENGL091601