Examines cinema form and culture from the late 19th-century through the late 1920s, commonly known as "the silent era." Explores the historical contexts that governed the emergence of film as art and mass culture. Investigates the different approaches to filmmaking that developed, internationally, in the silent period. Screenings include early cinema, works of Hollywood drama and comedy, Russian film and Soviet montage cinema, Weimar cinema, and silent black cinema.
CINEMA STUDIES MAJORS and pre-approved minors ONLY.
Section 002 / 11:00am-12:15pm, class #15073
Section 003 / 12:30-1:45pm, class #15074
Section 004 / 2:00-3:15am, class #15075