FMMC 0101

Aesthetics of the Moving Image

Aesthetics of the Moving Image
How do films convey meaning, generate emotions, and work as an art form? What aspects of film are shared by television and videogames? This course is designed to improve your ability to watch, reflect on, and write about moving images. The course will be grounded in the analysis of cinema (feature films, documentaries, avant-garde, and animation) with special focus on film style and storytelling techniques. Study will extend to new audio-visual media as well, and will be considered from formal, cultural, and theoretical perspectives. Note to students: this course involves substantial streaming of films and television for assigned viewing. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. screen
Film & Media Culture
Film & Media Culture
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Spring 2025

FMMC0101A-S25 Lecture

Fall 2024

FMMC0101A-F24 Lecture (Dobreva)

Spring 2024

FMMC0101A-S24 Lecture (Stein)

Fall 2023

FMMC0101A-F23 Lecture (Dobreva)

Spring 2023

FMMC0101A-S23 Lecture (Stein)
FMMC0101Z-S23 Screening (Stein)

Fall 2022

FMMC0101A-F22 Lecture (Dobreva)
FMMC0101Z-F22 Screening (Dobreva)

Spring 2022

FMMC0101A-S22 Lecture (Stein)
FMMC0101Z-S22 Screening (Stein)

Fall 2021

FMMC0101A-F21 Lecture (Dobreva)

Spring 2021

FMMC0101A-S21 Lecture (Stein)
FMMC0101W-S21 Discussion (Stein)
FMMC0101X-S21 Discussion (Stein)
FMMC0101Y-S21 Discussion (Stein)
FMMC0101Z-S21 Screening (Stein)

Fall 2020

FMMC0101A-F20 Lecture (Dobreva)
FMMC0101X-F20 Discussion (Dobreva)
FMMC0101Y-F20 Discussion (Dobreva)
FMMC0101Z-F20 Discussion (Dobreva)

Spring 2020

FMMC0101A-S20 Lecture (Dobreva)

Fall 2019

FMMC0101A-F19 Lecture (Dobreva)

Spring 2019

FMMC0101A-S19 Lecture (Keathley)

Fall 2018

FMMC0101A-F18 Lecture (Keathley)

Spring 2018

FMMC0101A-S18 Lecture (Dobreva)

Fall 2017

FMMC0101A-F17 Lecture (Stein)

Spring 2017

FMMC0101A-S17 Lecture (Stein)

Fall 2016

FMMC0101A-F16 Lecture (Dobreva)

Spring 2016

FMMC0101A-S16 Lecture (Ngaiza)

Fall 2015

FMMC0101A-F15 Lecture (Keathley)
FMMC0101B-F15 Lecture (Dobreva)

Spring 2015

FMMC0101A-S15 Lecture (Keathley)

Fall 2014

FMMC0101A-F14 Lecture (Dobreva)
FMMC0101B-F14 Lecture (Keathley)

Spring 2014

FMMC0101A-S14 Lecture (Dobreva)
FMMC0101B-S14 Lecture (Dobreva)
FMMC0101Z-S14 Screening (Dobreva)

Fall 2013

FMMC0101A-F13 Lecture (Keathley)

Spring 2013

FMMC0101A-S13 Lecture (Stein)

Fall 2012

FMMC0101A-F12 Lecture (Dobreva)

Spring 2012

FMMC0101A-S12 Lecture (Keathley)

Fall 2011

FMMC0101A-F11 Lecture (Keathley)

Spring 2011

FMMC0101A-S11 Lecture (Stein)
FMMC0101B-S11 Lecture (Stein)
FMMC0101Z-S11 Discussion (Stein)

Fall 2010

FMMC0101A-F10 Lecture (Perry)
FMMC0101X-F10 Discussion (Perry)
FMMC0101Y-F10 Discussion (Perry)
FMMC0101Z-F10 Discussion (Perry)

Spring 2010

FMMC0101A-S10 Lecture (Keathley)
FMMC0101X-S10 Discussion (Keathley)
FMMC0101Y-S10 Discussion (Keathley)
FMMC0101Z-S10 Discussion (Keathley)

Fall 2009

FMMC0101A-F09 Lecture (Perry)
FMMC0101B-F09 Lecture (Perry)
FMMC0101Z-F09 Screening (Perry)

Spring 2009

FMMC0101A-S09 Lecture (Keathley)
FMMC0101X-S09 Discussion (Keathley)
FMMC0101Y-S09 Discussion (Keathley)
FMMC0101Z-S09 Discussion (Keathley)

Fall 2008

FMMC0101A-F08 Lecture (Perry)