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FILM UN2410 Laboratory in Writing Film Criticism. 3 points.

Priority is given to film majors.

Prerequisites: the instructor's permission. Applicants must submit a writing sample, approximately 3 pages long, to cj2374@columbia.edu for permission to register.

This course will focus on writing fresh, original, lively criticism, and on creating strong arguments for your ideas. Screenings in and outside class will be followed by discussion and in-class writing exercises. We will screen films from classics to some currently in theaters, and analyze and evaluate critical responses. Students will write short reviews and longer essays. Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission. Submit a short writing sample to cj2374@columbia.edu. Note: because permission is required, on-line registration may say the course is full when it is not. Please add the course to your wait list and you will be notified when you have permission to add the class.

Fall 2018: FILM UN2410
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
FILM 2410 001/66584 M 2:00pm - 5:00pm
403 Dodge Building
Caryn James 3 4/12