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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM 4340 Current Cinema

A film analysis course focusing on contemporary film and criticism. The class looks at recent works from the international and independent film world and particularly those works that are innovative and unconventional in their approach. The films are considered within current theoretical, aesthetic, and social contexts using different perspectives: the technical and economic aspects of filmmaking, the ideological and psychological effects of cinema, and the recent aesthetic developments of the art form. This advanced cinema studies course is designed for students who want to strengthen their critical writing skills and for filmmakers who want to expand their aesthetic and creative knowledge of the medium. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2340 
Credits: 3.0