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Film Studies

$500

Fall 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021 – December 17, 2021

Nicolas Shump

University of Missouri – Kansas City

Prerequisites

None

Credit

Upper

In this course, students will develop the vocabulary, technical knowledge and conceptual apparatus needed to analyze films as literature and art. Subject areas covered will include visual analysis, sound, acting, cinematography, direction and editing. Students will be introduced to the canons of film criticism, the major eras of film history, and key genres of cinema. Students will apply their knowledge in analyzing a range of films, covering a wide range of genres and styles, and reflecting the major subject areas covered in class. No prior knowledge of filmmaking or film history is required.

Term

Subject Area

Division

Credit

Upper