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Theory and Cinema CA 318 (4)

This course is concerned with the systematic understanding of the general phenomenon called Cinema rather than with the properties or techniques of individual films. Various theoretical positions will be assessed and compared in terms of cinematic practice and its ideological functions. May be of particular interest to students in other departments. Prerequisite: Six units from among CA (or FPA) 136, 137, 216 (or 237), 236. Recommended: CA (or FPA) 210W (or 210). Students who have credit for CA (or FPA) 234 may not take this course for further credit. Students with credit for CA (or FPA) 335 may not take this course for further credit.