The Silent Film: An Introduction

VMS 208S

The first thirty-five years of cinema as an emerging art form and mode of communication. Aesthetic, technical, and cultural aspects of the medium will be considered in historical context, from nineteenth-century experiments to nascent narrative conventions and the first disruptive avant-garde movements. Focus is on close reading of relevant films.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 208S
  • DOCST 208S
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