FI 221 — History of Film, Beginnings to 1959

3 credits; 2 lecture and 2 lab hours

This course presents an overview of cinema history from its beginning to 1959 and provides students with the basic tools for analyzing the art of film. Students view representative films from major movements and study the uses of camera, editing, lighting, and sound. (Formerly EN 255)(G7: Humanities) Pre-requisite(s): EN121 or equivalent.