Feb 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum 
    
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum
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FILM 72 FILM AND AMERICAN CULTURE

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
This course introduces students to the critical study of the representation and construction of American culture in film. Lectures, readings and screenings focus on the cinematic depiction of values and major events, political and social realities, and the portrayal of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class. Special attention will be paid to issues unique to documentary films: objectivity and subjectivity, ethical considerations, aesthetic developments, and production practices. Credit may be earned in either FILM 72 or 72H but not both. FILM 72 was formerly offered as HUM 72. NR



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