Course Code: 17030
Course Level:  Advanced (WMC Only)
Credits:      2.5 
Grade Level: 10 - 12 
Prerequisite:       English 1
Description:  Film Analysis and Criticism is a course designed to increase students' ability to interpret and appreciate the medium of film.  An awareness of and familiarity with cinematic devices and their effect on audience reaction will be central to the course. Films will be presented by genre, including mystery, crime, musical, horror, comedy, science fiction, film noir, among others.  Activities and projects will include written reviews, storyboards, and research.  Both color and  black and white films will be shown dating from the 1930's through the present time.