Jun 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

FR 3700 French Cinema


This course offers an introduction to French cinema from its historical beginnings through its mid-century crises and the New Wave innovations to the diversity of its present-day perspective; cinematic techniques and innovations, diverse schools, the va-et-vient between American and French cinema. A secondary aim is to offer a cultural study of the films’ contexts: the cultural, political, and philosophical upheavals of twentieth-century France, the two World Wars, the Fifth Republic, the end of colonialism, and a shifting relation to other European countries and to the United States. Class discussion in English with additional discussion section in French; majors do work in French. Prerequisite(s): FR 2220  OR ENG 2290  OR COMM 2340 
Credits: 3.0