Mar 01, 2024  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

FDMA 1110 - Film History

3 credit hour(s)
Pre- or corequisite: ENGL 1110  or ENGL 1110P  
This course surveys the history of cinema, investigating the process by which it has evolved into a globally dominant form of visual storytelling.  We will explore the development of cinema both as an art form and as an industry, and consider the technological, economic and cultural factors that helped to shape it.  Through our examination of major chapters in the history of cinema, including key international movements, you will hain a greater context for understanding where cinema is today.  Through lectures, screenings, readings and presentations, this course will provide you with a deeper appreciation for cinema and a new vocabulary for critically viewing and analyzing films.