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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

COM 145 - Contemporary Film Analysis

Topics covered within the class are cinematography, narrative vs. non-narrative structure, symbolism, genre, realism vs. expressionism, composition, and editing style.  Course work consists of analysis of contemporary issues through screening and discussion of film/cinema work from numerous historical periods.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the conventions and methods of film analysis performed from scripts prepared by other writers.
  2. Recognize and analyze nuance and complexity of meaning through critical reflections on text, visual images, or artifacts.