FMP 243 - American Film History

Overview

Description

A historical study of the nature and development of the cinema as an art form in the United States from its beginnings until present time. Technological, economic, industrial, legal, social and cultural factors which played an important role in shaping film genres are examined decade by decade. Significant foreign influences are also cited along with hundreds of illustrative clips and a classic feature film each session.

Typically Offered

Fall

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - Creative Expression

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

4

Requisites

011162

Course Schedule

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