Cinema History I: The Silent Era
Prerequisite: ENGL245, CINE245, or FILM245; or permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities. Credit only granted for: CINE301 or FILM301. Formerly: FILM301. Examines the development of silent cinema from the 1890s to the early 1930s drawing on at least five distinct national traditions (French, German, Russian, British, and American). Introduces students to key cinematic conventions as they emerged around the world.