Catalogue 2019 - 2020

FILM 370 Women and Film


3 cr.


Junior standing.

Course Description

This course examines the representation of women in different cinemas and the filmic structures that shape the way viewers look at women on screen.  Students analyze the representation of women in mainstream, independent and experimental films including those made by women.  Course readings draw from film criticism, feminist film theory and feminist writing in order to develop a critical vocabulary for analysis.


This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.

Formerly FILM 212