FREN 4462 French Cinema: Time and Space (Fall: 3 )
This course will introduce students to the history and development of French cinema, from silent films of Georges Mlis and the Lumire brothers to the works of the modern French filmmakers. The films from the major directors and movements of French filmmaking will be approached through the thematic framework of Time and Space. Exploring the various ways in which camera, performer, and setting engage with space and time and analyzing different film techniques by which cinematic time and space are rendered, well study the works of such masters as Lumire, Mlis,Carn, Vigo, Renoir, Truffaut, Godard, Marker, Resnais, Varda, and others.
Instructor(s): Larysa Smirnova
Last Updated: 06-Apr-15