University of Calgary

FILM 331 - Film Theory up to 1950 - Winter 2021

An introduction to theoretical perspectives on film before the mid twentieth century. Connects film with broader debates on aesthetics, medium specificity, genre, and realism. Includes theories developed in the first half of the 20th century related to Silent Film, Formalism, Montage, Critical Theory, and Auteur theories.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(2-3)


  • Film 201.


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