In this course a variety of genres of film and video are explored for techniques storytellers use to prompt audience revelations about themes such as culture, politics, religion, history, race, and/or gender. Students will screen and critique stories portrayed in film and video, and reflect on the cinematic elements—including horror and monsters—that raise questions such as who we are as a society, where we came from, and where we may be going. Learners will engage in discussions about how a story’s creative design influences society, and complete several writing assignments.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017
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