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CFILM: Sophomore Colloquium: Silent Film, the Universal Language of Cinema
FILM 305
Spring 2017
Section: 01  

This is a course in historical aesthetics and is especially designed for sophomores. It explores the foundations of popular cinema in the silent era. Major filmmakers include Griffith, Keaton, Pudovkin, Lubitsch, Chaplin, Weber, and Vidor. We will look closely at silent film comedy, melodrama, and action. Our work will be based on close viewing of films and attention to the interaction between image and music. Films will be shown with live accompaniment in class, with additional viewing assigned as homework.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: FILM304 AND FILM307
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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