History of the Cinema LIBA 9314

Online Option

Our History of the Cinema course explores major movements in the history of film. Learn about Hollywood, from the silent era to the development of specific genres (musicals, gangster films and horror films). Also consider propaganda films, film noir, the major European traditions (Soviet Montage, German Expressionism, Italian Neo-realism, French New Wave) and the development of independent cinema. Analyze films and clips by representative filmmakers from each period.


Course Delivery Method:

This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn while college buildings are closed.

Hours and Fees





Course Sections

Delivery Method: Online

Contact Information


Visual Arts and Design Department

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.