Introduction to Film Studies

English 1800
Section 1
Various Instructors
7-9:30 pm (required for all discussion sections)
Physics 126
  • Discussion Section 1A: MWF 10:00-10:50
  • Discussion Section 1B: MWF 12:00-12:50
  • Discussion Section 1C: MWF 1:00-1:50
  • Discussion Section 1D: MWF 2:00-2:50
  • Discussion Section 1E: MWF 10:00-10:50

Cross listed with Film Studies 1800. This course introduces students to the basics of film aesthetics, including mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing, narrative, sound, and genre. Balancing a focus on technical elements with broader frameworks, the course also considers various critical, theoretical, ideological, and historical approaches to film studies.