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Introduction to Film

This course introduces students to the art of film and the critical vocabulary of film studies through analysis of filmmaking techniques and the meanings they create. It explores film as a synthetic art form by examining the various individuals and elements involved in the production process. Feature, documentary, and genre films may be used to analyze artistic techniques, cultural impact, and socio-political implications. Film viewing is required both inside and outside of class. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for FILM 101 or FILM 101H.

Subject: FILM
Course Number: 101
Section Number: 2577
Units: 3

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: Oceanside campus
Office hours: by appointment
Instructor notes: Log on to our course page on Blackboard, then click on the "Content" link on the left-hand column. In the Content area, you will see the link to a Welcome note, which explains the things you need to do to get started for this course such as purchasing the text book, signing up for a Netflix or other account with which you will view the films and checking back this Thursday, the start day for the class. Looking forward to having you in this class! - Dr. Sprague

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