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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FILM 125 - Film Interpretation

5 credits

Recommended Preparation
ENGL& 101 .

ENGL 095  or placement in ENGL& 101 .

Film interpretation is a survey course providing the student with a solid background in structural analysis and appreciation of film as an art form. All of the elements that make up the film experience are examined, including the contributions of producers, scriptwriters, directors, actors, cinematographers, editors and designers.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies humanities distribution area B requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Identifying and understanding formal and technical elements of filmmaking as an art form
  • Identifying and exploring thematic significance of specific films
  • Analyzing and evaluating the uses of film form in communicating thematic meaning
  • Thinking critically about film, and about one’s own responses
  • Taking part in productive and effective group discussions and problem-solving sessions
  • Communicating critical and analytical responses to films in one’s own, appropriate voice
  • Writing for a variety of purposes, including to analyze, critique, and justify

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