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HUM-160 Introduction to Film

Resources introducing the fundamental elements of film artistry & production, including film styles, history, and production techniques, as well as the social values reflected in film art.
  • URL: https://libguides.cfcc.edu/HUM160-McNamara
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  • Film Innovations

    Listed below are thirteen film innovations discussed in HUM-160.  The title appearing in bold is the most highly recommended film illustrating each innovation; other choices appear in regular type.

    SOUND MUSIC
    Singin' In the Rain The Graduate
    Jazz Singer Easy Rider
    The Sound of Music Tommy
    CINEMATOGRAPHY NARRATIVE
    Citizen Kane Annie Hall
    A Place in the Sun Chinatown
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The Crying Game
    ACTING & THE STUDIO SYSTEM FILM AS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT
    Casablanca Do the Right Thing
    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Boys Don’t Cry
    Seven Year Itch Apocalypse Now
    EDITING ANIMATION
    North by
    Northwest
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
    Vertigo Bedknobs & Broomsticks
    Rear Window Song of the South (unavailable on DVD)
    MISE-EN-SCENE GENRE : THE WESTERN
    The Shining The Searchers
    Cabinet of Dr. Calligari Unforgiven
    THX 1138 Open Range
    MOVEMENT MANIPULATION OF STRUCTURE /
    INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
    Raging Bull Run Lola Run
    Enter the Dragon Memento
    Cabaret The Limey
    DOCUMENTARY FILM
    American Movie
    Murderball
    Crumb

    Recommended Films A-K

    Recommended Films L-Z