Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: LIT                                     Course Number: 275                                    
Course Title: The Language of Film
Subject: Literature
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is a introduction to the "reading of film, acquainting students with the language of film and providing them with the tools to understand the meaning of film. Through the screening of landmark works and films by major filmmakers, the "reader"/viewer gains and increased awareness of the ideological and aesthetic concerns of the cinema. The course provides students with the means to see film with a trained eye.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and ENG 102.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: