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Eric C. Ames
Seattle Campus

Crime Scenes: Investigating the Cinema and Its Cultures

Teaches students how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered jointly with GERMAN 190.

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Regular, active participation in class discussions and completion of all in-class writing assignments (10%) Two quizzes (30%) Three 3-4 page papers (30%) Final exam (30%)

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Katherine E. Mcdermott
Date: 03/10/2006