History of Cinema (1950-Present)

Course Description

A survey of the international development of the motion picture since 1950 as a distinct form of artistic expression, through classic films, notable artists, and key events; an investigation of the aesthetic, technological, economic, and social factors that contributed to the evolution of cinematic arts; an examination of the value systems reflected in and shaped by these works from diverse cultures. Expanded topics in historiography, such as problems and approaches to historical film research and analysis will be covered in F/TV 2BW.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
01035 F/TV 2B 1 ·T····· 12:30 PM-04:20 PM Susan Tavernetti AT120

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture for the four unit course (48 hours total per quarter); four and one-half hours lecture for the four and one-half unit course (54 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Not open to students with credit in F/TV 2BH or F/TV 2BWH.
Students may enroll in either F/TV 2B or F/TV 2BW, but not both, for credit.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.

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