Department: Interdisciplinary Studies
Description: Writing intensive survey of French cinema, emphasizing film as an art form and a cultural lens reflecting and inflecting society
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Prerequisites COM 110 and ENG 101 or concurrent registration
General Education: LH - Language in the Humanities
Dates: 05/20/2024 - 06/14/2024
Instructor: Erin Ponnou-Delaffon
Class Notes: IDS 121A22 French Cinema: Art, History, Culture (section 001) Enjoy great films—all while earning Gen Ed credit this summer! Since cinema’s inception, France has been a world leader in film production. This class surveys French cinema from its silent origins to the present, including key filmmakers, periods, styles, and themes. You’ll appreciate film as an art and a cultural product which reflects and influences its social, political, and historical contexts. In the process, you’ll acquire critical lenses and vocabularies to deepen your understanding of film in general. Film fans and Francophiles are of course welcome, but no knowledge of film studies, history, or the French language is required! Meets the Language in the Humanities [LH] General Education requirement.
Class Notes: Asynchronous Online
Textbooks have not been finalized for section.