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University of the South - Sewanee



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Advent Semester--2017
Mar 23, 2018
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FREN 415 - The History of French Cinema
A survey of French films from the invention of cinema to the contemporary period, with an emphasis on points of connection with American cinema. From the Lumieres brothers to Melies, from Pathe and Gaumont to Surrealism (Clair, Bunuel, Cocteau), from Abel Gance to realism (Renoir, Carne) and from "New Wave" (Resnais, Godard, Truffaut) to "Modern Cinema" (Lelouch, Malle).
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Humanities, Foreign Language Division
French Department

Course Attributes:
Film Studies, IGS--Europe, International & Global Studies

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