NFLM
2500

Movements in World Cinema Part 1: The Emergence of an Art Form

Schools of Public Engagement: Media

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Movements of World Cinema I
Fall 2024
Taught By: Helio San Miguel
Section: A

CRN: 2981

Credits: 3

Movements in World Cinema, Part 1, introduces students to the history of cinema from the 1890s until 1960. Beginning with the experiments of Louis Lumière, the creation of cinematic language by D.W. Griffith, and the development of "montage" by S. Eisenstein, the course will survey changing aesthetics, narrative styles, and ideologies in German, Russian, French, Italian, and Hollywood cinema of the first half of the 20th century. The topics covered include: the poetics of the silent cinema, the transition to sound, the role of genre, the rise of documentary, animation, experimental modes, musical comedy and escapism, propaganda and social commitment, and international studio systems and economics. Required weekly screenings outside of class.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Media (MED)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 19

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:40am EDT 6/20/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/9/2024