MCFL 4350. Film Theory. 3 Hours.
Students in this course confront interrelated philosophical and social questions of film's nature as an art form, instrument, and mass medium. Major thinkers from different eras will be studied in a humanistic, critical, and discursive fashion through writing and discussion. Comparison of different critical approaches empowers a comprehensive understanding of film's cultural roles and potential.
Prerequisite: Either (9 hours of MCFL) or (MCOM 2366 and 6 additional hours of MCOM).