R-TV 24  American Film History

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH or ENGL 1AM or AMLA 1A

History of American film and the extraordinary filmmakers who crafted them from the 1920's to the present. This is a journey from the birth of the American film industry and how it has changed through history to present day. Topics include: Women film pioneers to modern day creatives, the beginning and end of the Hollywood studio system, the depiction of minorities from early cinema to today and the impact on how streaming has changed present day business models for the production and distribution of films.
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