Prerequisites: ENGL 1113
In Film Genre, students will examine the themes and techniques of films in one of the primary genre. Students will view and study movies from a specific genre: comedy, science fiction, horror, independent, western, film noir, combat, animation, musical or crime/gangster. Students will write and speak critically about recurring patterns, conventions, and film techniques that predominate in a genre. Furthermore, students will be able to express their ideas concerning the cultural values represented or challenged by the particular genre.