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FS 496. Film Theory

Credits: 3
Department: Film Studies
Description: Major theories of cinema. The chief schools of thought from early formalism to contemporary post modernism. Successful completion of this course will fulfill the Upper Division Writing Requirement for Film Majors. Permission of instructor.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, critique, and distinguish among the major schools of film theory.
2. Dissect the logic and argumentation strategies of leading film theorists.
3. Test the relevance and validity of established film theories against new films.

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