Cinema and Genres II 
Cinema and Genres II
by IIT Madras
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Date Added: March 1, 2015

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Course Description

The objective of this course is to enable students to understand the language of cinema and to help them recognize significant film movements and theories as well as filmmakers who have shaped the course of world cinema, along with a reading of key cinematic texts.

Expected Learning Outcome: Students would be trained to understand the language of cinema, film narrative and the history of cinema, and would be equipped to approach and appreciate cinema in an academic way. They would also become familiar with a brief history of cinema and key theoretical aspects such as formalism, structuralism/poststructuralism, modernism/postmodernism, semiotics, iconography and reception studies.

This is an Introduction to Film Studies course by Dr. Aysha Iqbal Viswamohan, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras.

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