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FAVS 225: The History of World Cinema

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

This course is a survey of the history of cinema. It explores the development of world cinema from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century to the 1990s. The course will enable students to comprehend the evolution of the history and language of cinema in order to connect the art of filmmaking with the "outside forces" (i.e., the economic institutions, key figures, historical events and social issues) that profoundly shape and influence it.

When Offered: Fall, Summer, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in arts.


Credits: 3


3 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

6 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

3 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

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