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CMS.S61 Special Subject: The Rise of Film Noir (MIT) CMS.S61 Special Subject: The Rise of Film Noir (MIT)

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This class explores the development of Hollywood Film Noir. There will be a focus on émigré directors who moved to Hollywood when the Nazis rose to power. Assignments will include short response papers about three of the films in the series, and reports by students on examples of "neo-noir" films from recent decades.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month. This class explores the development of Hollywood Film Noir. There will be a focus on émigré directors who moved to Hollywood when the Nazis rose to power. Assignments will include short response papers about three of the films in the series, and reports by students on examples of "neo-noir" films from recent decades.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

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film noir | film noir | music | music | film music | film music | Fritz Lang | Fritz Lang | Orson Welles | Orson Welles | Billy Wilder | Billy Wilder | noir | noir | neo-noir | neo-noir

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CMS.S61 Special Subject: The Rise of Film Noir (MIT)

Description

This class explores the development of Hollywood Film Noir. There will be a focus on migr directors who moved to Hollywood when the Nazis rose to power. Assignments will include short response papers about three of the films in the series, and reports by students on examples of "neo-noir" films from recent decades.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

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film noir | music | film music | Fritz Lang | Orson Welles | Billy Wilder | noir | neo-noir

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CMS.S61 Special Subject: The Rise of Film Noir (MIT)

Description

This class explores the development of Hollywood Film Noir. There will be a focus on émigré directors who moved to Hollywood when the Nazis rose to power. Assignments will include short response papers about three of the films in the series, and reports by students on examples of "neo-noir" films from recent decades. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

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film noir | music | film music | Fritz Lang | Orson Welles | Billy Wilder | noir | neo-noir

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT) 21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De Sica, and Truffaut. This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De Sica, and Truffaut.

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Film history | Film history | American culture | American culture | Hollywood | Hollywood | Fred Ott | Fred Ott | Early film | Early film | Griffith | Griffith | Keaton | Keaton | Chaplin | Chaplin | Renoir | Renoir | Ford | Ford | Hitchcock | Hitchcock | Altman | Altman | De Sica | De Sica | Truffaut | Truffaut

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21G.052 French Film Classics (MIT) 21G.052 French Film Classics (MIT)

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This course covers the history and aesthetics of French cinema from the advent of sound to present-day. It treats films in the context of technical processes, the art of narration, directorial style, role of the scriptwriter, the development of schools and movements, the impact of political events and ideologies, and the relation between French and other national cinemas. Taught in English, the films are screened with English subtitles. Students may complete written assignments in French. This course covers the history and aesthetics of French cinema from the advent of sound to present-day. It treats films in the context of technical processes, the art of narration, directorial style, role of the scriptwriter, the development of schools and movements, the impact of political events and ideologies, and the relation between French and other national cinemas. Taught in English, the films are screened with English subtitles. Students may complete written assignments in French.

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France | France | french film | french film | the new wave | the new wave | René Clair | René Clair | Jean Epstein | Jean Epstein | La Grande Illusion | La Grande Illusion | Jean Renoir | Jean Renoir | The Left Bank | The Left Bank | 1970s Sex and Sectarianism | 1970s Sex and Sectarianism | Les Valseuses | Les Valseuses | Bertrand Blier | Bertrand Blier | Diva | Diva | Jean-Jacques Beineix | Jean-Jacques Beineix | cult film | cult film | cult classic | cult classic | Maghrebi-French (Beur) | Maghrebi-French (Beur) | Amélie | Amélie | popular Film | popular Film | Cluzot | Cluzot | Le corbeau | Le corbeau | Funny Face | Funny Face | Stanley Donen | Stanley Donen | Jacques Cousteau | Jacques Cousteau | BarthesCésaire | BarthesCésaire | Roger Vadim | Roger Vadim | François Truffaut | François Truffaut | Simone de Beauvoir | Simone de Beauvoir | Breathless: Jean-Luc Godard | Breathless: Jean-Luc Godard | Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob | Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob | Gérard Oury | Gérard Oury | Nikita | Nikita | Jean-Luc Besson | Jean-Luc Besson | La Haine | La Haine | Mattheiu Kassovitz | Mattheiu Kassovitz | Intouchables | Intouchables | Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache | Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache | Bande de filles | Bande de filles | Céline Sciamma | Céline Sciamma | Realism | Realism | the Popular Frot | the Popular Frot | Liberation | Liberation | Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque française | Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque française | Les parapluies de Cherboug | Les parapluies de Cherboug | Jacques Demy | Jacques Demy | Brigitte Bardot | Brigitte Bardot | Catherine Deneuve | Catherine Deneuve

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Perritt, New York NL (baseball)] (LOC) Perritt, New York NL (baseball)] (LOC)

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new | new | york | york | blackandwhite | blackandwhite | bw | bw | white | white | black | black | monochrome | monochrome | hat | hat | ball | ball | mono | mono | blackwhite | blackwhite | riot | riot | uniform | uniform | noir | noir | baseball | baseball | pussy | pussy | national | national | giants | giants | loc | loc | libraryofcongress | libraryofcongress | nl | nl | bandw | bandw | base | base | league | league | pologrounds | pologrounds | nationalleague | nationalleague | newyorkgiants | newyorkgiants | nlb | nlb | perritt | perritt | newyorkbaseballgiants | newyorkbaseballgiants | williampolperritt | williampolperritt | williamperritt | williamperritt | polperritt | polperritt

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Shamrock III in dry dock at Erie Basin, Aug. 17, 1903 (LOC) Shamrock III in dry dock at Erie Basin, Aug. 17, 1903 (LOC)

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new | new | york | york | blackandwhite | blackandwhite | bw | bw | white | white | black | black | cup | cup | brooklyn | brooklyn | boat | boat | blackwhite | blackwhite | riot | riot | dock | dock | noir | noir | sailing | sailing | ship | ship | yacht | yacht | plate | plate | dry | dry | negative | negative | repair | repair | sail | sail | libraryofcongress | libraryofcongress | bandw | bandw | races | races | shamrock | shamrock | americascup | americascup | americas | americas | eriebasin | eriebasin | keel | keel | whiteblack | whiteblack | gravingdock | gravingdock | reacing | reacing | shmrock | shmrock | sirthomaslipton | sirthomaslipton | shamrockiii | shamrockiii

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STS-5 Crew Portrait STS-5 Crew Portrait

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columbia | columbia | spaceshuttlecolumbia | spaceshuttlecolumbia | williamlenoir | williamlenoir | sts5 | sts5 | josephallen | josephallen | vancebrand | vancebrand | robertovermyer | robertovermyer

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24.213 Philosophy of Film (MIT) 24.213 Philosophy of Film (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. 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. Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. 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.

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Philosophy | Philosophy | seminar | seminar | analysis | analysis | film | film | art | art | meaning | meaning | formal structure | formal structure | aesthetic | aesthetic | problems | problems | appearance | appearance | reality | reality | literary | literary | visual effects | visual effects | communication | communication | alienation | alienation | technology | technology | Beauty and the Beast | Beauty and the Beast | Welles | Welles | Orson | Orson | Citizen Kane | Citizen Kane | Allen | Allen | Woody | Woody | The Purple Rose of Cairo | The Purple Rose of Cairo | Visconti | Visconti | Luchino | Luchino | Death in Venice | Death in Venice | Renoir | Renoir | Jean | Jean | The Rules of the Game | The Rules of the Game | Hitchcock | Hitchcock | Alfred | Alfred | The 39 Steps | The 39 Steps | Lindstrom | Lindstrom | Megahey | Megahey | BBC Television | BBC Television | The Magnificent Ambersons | The Magnificent Ambersons | The Crime of Monsieur Lange | The Crime of Monsieur Lange | Le Roi d'Yveto | Le Roi d'Yveto

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT) 21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De Sica, and Fellini. This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De Sica, and Fellini.

Subjects

film history | film history | American culture | American culture | Hollywood | Hollywood | Fred Ott | Fred Ott | early film | early film | D.W. Griffith | D.W. Griffith | Buster Keaton | Buster Keaton | Charlie Chaplin | Charlie Chaplin | Renoir | Renoir | Ford | Ford | Hitchcock | Hitchcock | Altman | Altman | DeSica | DeSica | narrative | narrative | video | video | visual communication | visual communication | storytelling | storytelling | media | media | hollywood | hollywood | cinema | cinema | movie | movie

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT) 21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, from the early silent period, classic Hollywood genres including musicals, thrillers and westerns, and European and Japanese art cinema. It explores the work of Griffith, Chaplin, Keaton, Capra, Hawks, Hitchcock, Altman, Renoir, DeSica, and Kurosawa. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship. Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, from the early silent period, classic Hollywood genres including musicals, thrillers and westerns, and European and Japanese art cinema. It explores the work of Griffith, Chaplin, Keaton, Capra, Hawks, Hitchcock, Altman, Renoir, DeSica, and Kurosawa. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship.

Subjects

film history | film history | American culture | American culture | Fred Ott | Fred Ott | early film | early film | D.W. Griffith | D.W. Griffith | Buster Keaton | Buster Keaton | Charlie Chaplin | Charlie Chaplin | Renoir | Renoir | Ford | Ford | Hitchcock | Hitchcock | Altman | Altman | DeSica | DeSica | narrative | narrative | television | television | visual communication | visual communication | storytelling | storytelling | media | media | hollywood | hollywood | cinema | cinema | movie | movie

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT) 21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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This course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, including works from the early silent period, documentary and avant-garde films, European art cinema, and contemporary Hollywood fare. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship. Syllabus varies from term to term, but usually includes such directors as Coppola, Eisentein, Fellini, Godard, Griffith, Hawks, Hitchcock, Kubrick, Kurosawa, Tarantino, Welles, Wiseman, and Zhang. This course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, including works from the early silent period, documentary and avant-garde films, European art cinema, and contemporary Hollywood fare. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship. Syllabus varies from term to term, but usually includes such directors as Coppola, Eisentein, Fellini, Godard, Griffith, Hawks, Hitchcock, Kubrick, Kurosawa, Tarantino, Welles, Wiseman, and Zhang.

Subjects

film history | film history | American culture | American culture | Hollywood | Hollywood | Fred Ott | Fred Ott | early film | early film | D.W. Griffith | D.W. Griffith | Buster Keaton | Buster Keaton | Charlie Chaplin | Charlie Chaplin | Renoir | Ford | Renoir | Ford | Hitchcock | Hitchcock | Altman | DeSica | Altman | DeSica | narrative | narrative | video | video | visual communication | visual communication | storytelling | storytelling | media | media | hollywood | hollywood | cinema | cinema | movie | movie

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24.213 Philosophy of Film (MIT)

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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.

Subjects

Philosophy | seminar | analysis | film | art | meaning | formal structure | aesthetic | problems | appearance | reality | literary | visual effects | communication | alienation | technology | Beauty and the Beast | Welles | Orson | Citizen Kane | Allen | Woody | The Purple Rose of Cairo | Visconti | Luchino | Death in Venice | Renoir | Jean | The Rules of the Game | Hitchcock | Alfred | The 39 Steps | Lindstrom | Megahey | BBC Television | The Magnificent Ambersons | The Crime of Monsieur Lange | Le Roi d'Yveto

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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This course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, from the early silent period, classic Hollywood genres including musicals, thrillers and westerns, and European and Japanese art cinema. It explores the work of Griffith, Chaplin, Keaton, Capra, Hawks, Hitchcock, Altman, Renoir, DeSica, and Kurosawa. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship.

Subjects

film history | American culture | Fred Ott | early film | D.W. Griffith | Buster Keaton | Charlie Chaplin | Renoir | Ford | Hitchcock | Altman | DeSica | narrative | television | visual communication | storytelling | media | hollywood | cinema | movie

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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This course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, including works from the early silent period, documentary and avant-garde films, European art cinema, and contemporary Hollywood fare. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship. Syllabus varies from term to term, but usually includes such directors as Coppola, Eisentein, Fellini, Godard, Griffith, Hawks, Hitchcock, Kubrick, Kurosawa, Tarantino, Welles, Wiseman, and Zhang.

Subjects

film history | American culture | Hollywood | Fred Ott | early film | D.W. Griffith | Buster Keaton | Charlie Chaplin | Renoir | Ford | Hitchcock | Altman | DeSica | narrative | video | visual communication | storytelling | media | hollywood | cinema | movie

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Canal du Midi. Reservoir de St Fereol

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france | dams | reservoirs | montagnenoire | stfereol | vision:sunset=0527 | vision:outdoor=074

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Evelyn T. Gray, Riveter and Pearlyne Smiley, Bucker, Complete a Job on Center Section of a Bomber

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industry | workers | women | industrie | femmes | worldwartwo | noires | ouvrières | usnationalarchives | recordsofrights | rubensteingallery | nara:arcid=7452275

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De Sica, and Truffaut.

Subjects

Film history | American culture | Hollywood | Fred Ott | Early film | Griffith | Keaton | Chaplin | Renoir | Ford | Hitchcock | Altman | De Sica | Truffaut

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21G.052 French Film Classics (MIT)

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This course covers the history and aesthetics of French cinema from the advent of sound to present-day. It treats films in the context of technical processes, the art of narration, directorial style, role of the scriptwriter, the development of schools and movements, the impact of political events and ideologies, and the relation between French and other national cinemas. Taught in English, the films are screened with English subtitles. Students may complete written assignments in French.

Subjects

France | french film | the new wave | Clair | Jean Epstein | La Grande Illusion | Jean Renoir | The Left Bank | 1970s Sex and Sectarianism | Les Valseuses | Bertrand Blier | Diva | Jean-Jacques Beineix | cult film | cult classic | Maghrebi-French (Beur) | lie | popular Film | Cluzot | Le corbeau | Funny Face | Stanley Donen | Jacques Cousteau | saire | Roger Vadim | ois Truffaut | Simone de Beauvoir | Breathless: Jean-Luc Godard | Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob | rard Oury | Nikita | Jean-Luc Besson | La Haine | Mattheiu Kassovitz | Intouchables | Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache | Bande de filles | line Sciamma | Realism | the Popular Frot | Liberation | mathque franaise | Les parapluies de Cherboug | Jacques Demy | Brigitte Bardot | Catherine Deneuve

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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De Sica, and Fellini.

Subjects

film history | American culture | Hollywood | Fred Ott | early film | D.W. Griffith | Buster Keaton | Charlie Chaplin | Renoir | Ford | Hitchcock | Altman | DeSica | narrative | video | visual communication | storytelling | media | hollywood | cinema | movie

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