Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
CIN 230 American Film and American Myth
(Also AMS 230)
4 hours; 4 credits
An interdisciplinary consideration of American filmmaking practices in relation to national mythmaking. Topics include: American film genre (the Western, film noir, the musical, and other dominant narrative models); gender, race, and class identities in film; cinematic aesthetics and nationalism; and cinematic treatments of international cultural and political relations involving the United States. (arts & com.) (TALA) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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