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2021-2022 Catalog
FIL 3006: Analyzing Films

Course Description for Analyzing Films

FIL3006: Analyzing Films
This course introduces students to key terms and concepts for analyzing film critically. Students will learn how to inventory the elements of a film, analyze scenes, explain the relation between cinematic forms and meaning, and write analytic film essays. This course provides a foundation for more specialized courses in the film studies minor. It will also benefit anyone who wants to better understand how movies affect us and who wants to learn how to write critical film analyses.