Theories and Practice of the Motion Picture Arts

This course provides a general analysis of the theory and practice of the motion picture arts. Writings by theoreticians such as Arnheim, Bazin, Kracauer, Metz, and Bordwell are examined as well as writings by practitioners such as Eisenstein, Hitchcock, Welles, Godard, Antonioni, and Bresson. Clips from various films are shown. (lec 2, sem 1) cr 3.

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