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2021 Spring

HISTORY OF POPULAR CINEMA - FMS255 Spring 2021


Course
Anthony Marais
For information about registration please contact our admissions.

Lessons

Here is the course outline:

1. Birth of an Artform

Feb 10

Course Introduction, Film Aesthetics, The Cinema of Attractions

2. Soviet Montage

Feb 17

Marxist Dialectics, The Five Methods of Montage, Spectrum of Cinematic Trends (1895-2020)

3. German Expressionism

Feb 24

Modernism and the end of Goethe’s Germany, Expressionist Acting

4. Pre-Code Hollywood

Mar 3

American Communism, The Hays Code

5. The Studio System

Mar 10

Mavericks of the Studio System, Genre Films, Studio Aesthetics

6. Film Noir

Mar 17

7. Italian Neorealism

Mar 24

Telefoni Bianchi films and life as it is

8. The French New Wave

Mar 31

9. The British New Wave

Apr 14

Kitchen sink realism and the Angry Young Men

10. New Hollywood

Apr 21

American Dystopia

11. Postmodern Cinema

Apr 28

12. Indie Cinema

May 5

13. Bollywood

May 12

14. Contemporary Cinema

May 19
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