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FILM 217  Film Theory and History  Units: 3.00  
This course offers an overview of key aesthetic and theoretical movements that constructed and expanded the canon of film scholarship. Beginning with some of the earliest responses to filmmaking as an emergent artform, this course surveys foundational ideas that helped artists and scholars make sense of film as an artistic, cultural, and political product.
Learning Hours: 108 (24 Lecture, 24 Laboratory, 12 Tutorial, 48 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a FILM, MAPP, or COFI Plan or ([FILM 110/6.0 or FILM 111/3.0 or FILM 112/3.0] and permission of the Department).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify specific aesthetic and theoretical movements within film studies.
  2. Describe the formal and theoretical properties of cinema, as well as its relation to shifting artistic, political, social, and cultural contexts.
  3. Explain key concepts in film theory through written assignments.
  4. Formulate connections across weeks and engage with new material with an inquisitive and attentive attitude.