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Philosophy of Cinema
This course is a philosophical exploration of the art of cinema. It focuses on a range of auteurs (directors) and styles, as well as debates within film aesthetics. Topics may include the following: forms, genre theory, cinematic techniques, memory, world cinema, concern with modernity, visuality and temporality, reflexivity, criminality, and gender. Directors may include Murnau, Lang, Dreyer, Renoir, Kurosawa, Welles, Tarkovsky, Kiarostami, Haneke, and Breillat. Theorists may include: Arnheim, Bazin, Kracauer, Cavell, Rothman, and Carroll.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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