COMM 0233 - Documentary Film

Credits: 4

An exploration of documentary film: its history and development, its social and political impact. Students will analyze both film form and content with particular attention to the different styles and philosophies of documentary filmmaking, as well as the socio-historic context in which these films were made. The course will consider documentary film as a form of art and a form of journalism, as an agent for personal expression and an agent for social change.  The course includes a mandatory two-hour film screening time block.

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