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GERMAN 275 A: Crime Scenes: Investigating The Cinema And Its Cultures

Cinema Crime Scenes

Meeting Time: 
MW
Location: 
KNE
SLN: 
15320
Instructor:
Eric Ames

Additional Details:

Acts of violence and mysterious motives have fascinated cinema audiences for more than a century. This introduction-to-film course gives you a set of tools for investigating and writing about the cinema. Directors to be discussed include such notables as Fritz Lang, Carl Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Aki Kaurismäki; films include M, Minority Report, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. In English. Counts toward VLPA requirement.

Instructors: Andrew Nestingen and Eric Ames

Autumn 2014:

MW 11:30-1:20, KNE 220
TTh 11:30-12:20, KNE 110

Quiz Section, Friday (check UW Time Schedule for times/locations)

Catalog Description: 
Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with SCAND 275.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Credits: 
5
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 3:22pm
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