J286 History and Future of Documentary

The History and Future of Documentary explores the evolution of U.S. documentary film from the 1920s to new developments in the space. We will examine how cultural movements and innovation have shaped documentary film, current trends, and the future of the field. In addition, we will cover producing documentaries for broad audiences and on documentary materials, structure, genre, points-of-view, and ethics. Please note that this course is a prerequisite for graduate students who are considering specializing in documentary.



Time:  W 9:30 - 12:30

Location:  142 North Gate (LMC)

Class Number:  23276

Section:  001

Units:  3

Length:  15 weeks

Course Material Fee:  None

Enroll Limit:  

Restrictions & Prerequisites

This class is required for first-year Documentary students. This course prioritizes enrollment of video/Doc. students.