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Farmer, James Clark Lecturer

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  • CINE 3051 - Film History 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Intensive introduction to film history from 1895 to 1959. Topics covered include the beginnings of motion picture photography, the growth of narrative complexity from Lumiere to Griffith, American silent comedy, Soviet theories of montage, German expressionist films, and the transition to sound. Formerly FILM 3051.
  • CINE 3104 - Film Criticism and Theory
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Surveys the range and function of film criticism, introduces major positions and concepts of film theory and focuses on students' abilities to write about film. Same as HUMN 3104.
  • HUMN 3104 - Film Criticism and Theory
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Surveys the range and function of film criticism, introduces major positions and concepts of film theory and focuses on students' abilities to write about film. Same as CINE 3104.

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