Introduction to Film Studies

English 1800
Section 1
Various Instructors
M 7-9:30pm (required for all discussion sections)
  • Discussion Section 1A: MoWeFr 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Discussion Section 1B: MoWeFr 10:00AM - 10:50AM
  • Discussion Section 1C: MoWeFr 10:00AM - 10:50AM
  • Discussion Section 1D: MoWeFr 11:00AM - 11:50AM

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.