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CMS.S61 Special Subject: The Rise of Film Noir | Comparative Media Studies/Writing

CMS.S61 Special Subject: The Rise of Film Noir | Comparative Media Studies/Writing

This class explores the development of Hollywood Film Noir. There will be a focus on émigré directors who moved to Hollywood when the Nazis rose to power. Assignments will include short response papers about three of the films in the series, and reports by students on examples of "neo-noir" films from recent decades.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.
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