AMST 3760

AMST 3760

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

In 1968, amongst cultural and political turmoil, the American film industry adopted the ratings system, which helped usher in the kinds of cinema we know today. This course focuses on developments in U.S. cinema since then: its politics, technological and economic transformations, relationship to other media, and changing ways in which people consume it. A main focus will be the aesthetic developments of films themselves: new and changing genres, new visual styles, new ways of storytelling, and ways in which new voices and visions have emerged. Weekly screenings will include mainstream, independent, and documentary films. The course can be taken as a complement to "American Cinema" (AMST 2760) or independently.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (LA-AS)

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PMA 3560VISST 3760

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16750AMST 3760  LEC 001

  • Most films will be available online, but students will be expected to occasionally attend Cornell Cinema screenings.

  • 16753AMST 3760  DIS 201

  • 16756AMST 3760  DIS 202

  • 16759AMST 3760  DIS 203