Film is an introductory course in which students analyze American and foreign films in order to gain an understanding and appreciation of film as an art form. The course focuses on how cinematic techniques affect production, quality, and meaning. Films representative of realism, classicism, and formalism and the directors who produced them are analyzed. Students will gain an understanding of film through the development of written and oral communication skills. MNTC goal areas: (6) Humanities area C & (8) Global Perspective. Credits: 3(lecture 2/lab 1).