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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Film (B.A.)

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Bachelor of Arts in Film

Since its early days, cinema has been one of the most influential art forms of the twentieth century. Uniquely situated in the “film” city of Cairo, the major in film integrates professional film production training with the study of the historical and theoretical nature of the medium. Another critical component of the degree is studying the dynamics of cinema as a complex cultural, economic, and industrial practice. In conjunction with this academic and professional framework, the degree also provides a balanced consideration of international, regional and local facets of the subject. The curriculum covers the following areas: the development of cinema as an art form; the impact of cinema on culture and society; the historical, thematic and stylistic trends within Egyptian and Arab cinemas; the development of the theoretical and practical background and appreciation of the art of filmmaking; Aesthetic techniques used in production; and the relationship between cinema and the increasingly mediated visual cultures of the world.

Major Requirements

A total of 120 credits are required for the bachelor’s degree in Film:

Core Curriculum (34-46 credits)

Additional Requirements (39 credits)

Electives (22-28 credits)

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