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Aesthetics fall 07, sec 1 - Film 140: Introduction to Film...

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Film 140: Introduction to Film Aesthetics Fall 2007 Thursdays, 1pm-3:50pm Knott Studios 111 Professor: Eli Daughdrill Office Hours: Thursday 12pm-1pm , Knott Studios 266 (or by appointment) Phone: TBA Email: daughdri@chapman.edu Required Texts: Looking at Movies: An Introduction to Film by Richard Barsam Supplemental required reading will either be handed out or put on Blackboard. Course Objectives: This course is meant to serve as an introduction to film, its languages, aesthetics, and genres. By analyzing the expressive techniques, forms, and styles of a variety of films, we will try to assess the ways in which films produce meaning and the status of that meaning in the broader political, cultural, and aesthetic sphere. Students will be expected to articulate these new perspectives through analytical writing and for exams. Class Attendance Attendance is absolutely mandatory. Please be on time. We have a short time for lecture as each film runs approximately two hours, and late comers disrupt the entire class. Attending the lecture and
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