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24.213 Philosophy of Film, Fall 2004

Filming a burlesque on the burning of Rome 1922.
Filming a burlesque on the burning of Rome, 1922. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-119624 (b&w film copy neg.)].)

Highlights of this Course

This course features several video lectures.

Course Description

This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure. There is a particular focus on aesthetic problems about appearance and reality, literary and visual effects, communication and alienation through film technology.

Technical Requirements

RealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.

 

Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Irving Singer

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
3 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate

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