ENG 230 Film

In this introductory course, students apply the language of film, photography, mis en scene, movement, montage, sound, to theories of meaning-making, and aesthetics in movies. Students analyze the dynamics between viewer and image by applying a variety of critical thinking approaches to selected films from within and outside of the Hollywood tradition. Moreover, students explore the ways a film may reflect and influence a society and culture. Topics for reading, writing, and discussion may include masculinity/femininity, sexuality, race, class, ethics, and genre. Four class hours per week. to accommodate screenings. Competency met: Humanities (6.0) 3 credits Fall, Spring

3 credits
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