Feb 26, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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FILM 2010 - Introduction to Film: History of World Cinema

Studies in the history of world cinema from 1895 to the present. Weekly screenings of silent and sound, American and international films.

Credit Hours: 4
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Constructed World, Bridge: Diversity and Practice
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture, 1.0 discussion
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMAH Arts & Humanities
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to employ principles, terminology, and methods of film studies to demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of elements of global cinema, its production, reception, and critical interpretation.
  • Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate cinematic practices, works, and reception within their own and larger cultural contexts.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of cultural differences in verbal and non-verbal communication through written work that analyzes the cultural cues (visual, verbal, and narrative) that are unique to a culture’s cinematic production.
  • Students will be able to name, describe, and critically analyze the major global film movements, styles, and works in film history.
  • Students will be able to articulate and respond supportively to the perspectives of others as expressed in class and in works of world cinema.
  • Students will be able to write about films in a supportive manner that recognizes the feelings and experiences of different cultural groups.

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