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2021-22 University Catalog 
2021-22 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

FMST 251 History of Narrative Cinema I

3 credits 75.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

The first of a two-semester historical survey of narrative film from the United States and around the world, in which various schools, styles, and genres are studied chronologically. The sequence in its entirety traces the development of narrative film from the beginning of cinema around 1845 to the early 1940s. Twice-weekly screenings.

Prerequisites COMP*099E or COMP*101D

Priority enrollment for Animation, Film + Animation, Film + Video, Film Design + Production, and Film + Media Studies, Writing for Film + TV, Photo + Film Media.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a discipline history elective, critical studies elective, or general elective requirement.