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Film Art:
Page Assignments for Earlier Editions

The page numbers of our Film Art: An Introduction textbook change with each new edition.
Below are the corresponding page assignments for earlier editions, Film Art, edition 10 - Film Art, edition 7:

 

SECTION 1

Film Appreciation / Film Form & Meaning

Reading: FA10: Chapter 2 and pp. 2-8 and 401
  FA9: Chapter 2 and pp. 2-8 and 395
  FA8: Chapter 2 and pp. 2-9 and 383
  FA7: Chapter 2 and Viewers' Guide, pp. 1-11

 

Narrative & Narration

Reading: FA10: Chapter 3 & pp. 474-476
  FA9: Chapter 3 & pp. 466-467
  FA8: Chapter 3 & pp. 452-453
  FA7: Chapter 3 & pp. 477-478

 

Mise-en-scène

Reading: FA10: Chapter 4 & pp. 410-415 and 469-472
  FA9: Chapter 4 & pp. 404-408 and 461-463 
  FA8: Chapter 4 & pp. 392-396 and 447-450 
  FA7: Chapter 6 & pp. 423-428 and 472-474 

 

Film Production & Early History

Reading: FA10: Chapter 1 and pp. 458-469 and 480-483
  FA9: Chapter 1 and pp. 454-461 and 470-473
  FA8: Chapter 1 & pp. 440-447 and 456-459
  FA7: Chapter 1 & pp. 464-471 and 481-484

 

SECTION 2

Camerawork

Reading: FA10: Chapter 5
  FA9: Chapter 5
  FA8: Chapter 5
  FA7: Chapter 7

 

Camerawork /Editing

Reading: FA10: Finish Chapter 5; begin Chapter 6
  FA9: Finish Chapter 5; begin Chapter 6
  FA8: Finish Chapter 5; begin Chapter 6
  FA7: Finish Chapter 7; begin Chapter 8

 

Editing

Reading: FA10: Chapter 6 & pp. 476-479
  FA9: Chapter 6 & pp. 467-469
  FA8: Chapter 6 & pp. 453-456
  FA7: Finish Chapter 8 & pp. 478-481

 

Sound & Sound Design

Reading: FA10: Chapter 7
  FA9: Chapter 7
  FA8: Chapter 7
  FA7: Chapter 9

 

Film Analysis / Midterm Exam

Reading: FA10: Chapter 8, skim Ch. 11
  FA9: Chapter 8, skim Ch. 11
  FA8: Chapter 8, skim Ch. 11
  FA7: pp. 389-401, skim Ch. 11

SECTION 3

The Avant-garde & Experimental Filmmaking

Reading: FA10: pp. 369-398
  FA9: pp. 366-390
  FA8: pp. 355-377
  FA7: pp. 146-171 and 407-412

 

Documentary

Reading: FA10: pp. 350-369 and 429-438
  FA9: pp. 349-365 and 422-431
  FA8: pp. 338-355 and 410-411
  FA7: pp. 128-146, 401-407, and 443-452

 

Italian Neo-Realism, French New Wave, & Art Cinema

Reading: FA10: pp. 483-488 and 415-420
  FA9: pp. 473-477 and 408-413
  FA8: pp. 459-463 and 397-401
  FA7: pp. 428-443 and 485-489

 

SECTION 4

Classical Hollywood Genres & Ideology

Reading: FA10: Chapter 9
  FA9: Chapter 9
  FA8: Chapter 9
  FA7: Chapter 4

 

Genre Transformation & Ideology

Reading: FA10: pp. 488-494
  FA9: pp. 477-482
  FA8: pp. 463-468
  FA7: pp. 489-493
AND Online: John Cawelti,Chinatown & Generic Transformation”

 

Ideology & Cultural Criticism

Reading: FA10: pp. 494-498
Online: John Leo, “Fumanchu on Naboo” and J.F. Sargent, "5 Prejudices in the Movies"
  FA9: pp. 482-485
Online: John Leo, “Fumanchu on Naboo” and J.F. Sargent, "5 Prejudices in the Movies"
  FA8: pp. 468-471
Online: John Leo, “Fumanchu on Naboo”
  FA7: pp. 493-496 and John Leo, “Fumanchu on Naboo”