AMERICAN CINEMA & CULTURE 美国电影文化
This course examines film aesthetics and film as a century long evolving art form through case studies of Amecian films of different genres from the past to the present. Focus will be placed on the most influential new Hollywood films since 60s including independent film both fiction and non fiction productions. In addition to study of film as an art form, the course will also touch upon American film as an industry and business in the context of its historical, social and cultural relevance. Film segment screening/ demonstration/ analysis will be done in class and after class weekly screening and reading is required.