FMS 305  Film History

  This course is an introduction to the history of motion pictures,

  with an emphasis on examining how film functions as a telling

  historical document. We will explore the evolution of cinema

  around the world, investigating the emergence of various styles

  and movements, the contributions of seminal directors and

  performers, the effects of developing technologies, and the

  evolution of cinematic storytelling techniques. Copies of the

  current syllabus are available here.