Restriction: Must not have completed FILM245. Also offered as: FILM245. Credit only granted for: CMLT214, CMLT245, ENGL245, or FILM245. Formerly: CMLT214.
Introduction to film as art form and how films create meaning. Basic film terminology; fundamental principles of film form, film narrative, and film history. Examination of film technique and style over past one hundred years. Social and economic functions of film within broader institutional, economic, and cultural contexts.