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SPAN 9996 Paradigms of Seeing: Advanced Film Analysis (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This seminar introduces students to fundamentals and advanced concepts of film analysis, such as mise en scne, narrative and thematic structures, as well as theories of cinematography. Films used to illustrate these concepts are by Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean filmmakers of the last forty years. A workshop course in analysis, the class will not include the history of film nor the relationship between literature and cinema, but will emphasize skills of seeing and analyzing the artistic components of the medium, preparing students for continued film studies and teaching film.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Rhodes

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Conducted in Spanish


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13