FILM 131 Film Analysis

An introductory course in film analysis with special emphasis on cinema as a dramatic art and concepts related to the formal analysis of film. Elements to be considered will include cinematography, performance, edited image, and sound. Selected films will be shown.




Majors must be graded at a C+ or above in both FILM 131 and FILM 132. Majors may take FILM 131 and FILM 132 each twice to earn a minimum C+ grade in both to advance to 200-level and upper-division courses.