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COMM 401 - Film Theory and Criticism

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: COMM 225 or ENGL 270 or consent of instructor
This course develops an advanced understanding of film as a complex cultural medium through the discussion of key theoretical and critical approaches. Theoretical and critical approaches discussed may include the following: realist theory, genre criticism, auteur theory, structuralism, feminist theory and journalistic criticism. The course combines weekly feature-length viewings with lectures, group discussions and written assignments.