FIL4931: Advanced Topics in Film 3
Prerequisites: FIL 2000, LIT 3213 This course covers advanced topics, themes, or movements in Film. It may cover themes, such as crime in mass media; or survey a specific period, such as American film of the 1970's in cultural context; or focus on a specific genre, such kitchen sink realism in British film; or trace cinematic movements, such as avant-garde film. By way of specific focus, Advanced Topics in Film contributes to students' broad understanding of film while also increasing their ability to study a topic in depth. Every offering will use film as its primary medium of study to refine students' viewing skills and to advance analytical skills.