Week 1:History of Film, Mise-en-Scene, and Cinema Verite
Week 2:Documentary Film, Andre Bazin ("The Ontology of the Photographic Image"), and Amy Villarejo ("The Language of Film")
Week 3:Louis Lumiere (Early 10 Films), Charlie Chaplin (Modern Times), and Sergei Eisenstein (The Battleship Potemkin)
Week 4:Satyajit Ray (Pather Panchali, and "Introduction" to Our Films, Their Films), Film Noir and German Expressionism
Week 5:Italian Neorealism, French New Wave and Andrew Dix ("Film and Narrative")
Week 6:Jean-Luc Godard (Breathless), Vittorio de Sica (Bicycle Thieves), and Richard Attenborough (Gandhi)
Week 7:Samira Makhmalbaf (Blackboards), Dogme 95, and Queer Cinema
Week 8:Third Cinema, Auteur Theory, Laura Mulvey ("Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema")
Week 9:Deepa Mehta (Fire), and Mehboob Khan (Mother India)
Week 10:Ritwik Ghatak (Nagarik), Cinematography, and Black Cinema
Week 11:Montage, Film Soundscape
Week 12:Jean-Louis Baudry (“Ideological Effects of the Basic Cinematographic Apparatus”), and Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai)
Week 13:Adoor Gopalakrishnan (Elippathayam), and John Abraham (Amma Ariyan)
Week 14:Writing Film Review, Hollywood, and Film and Music
Week 15:Film Genres, David E. James (“Is There A Class in this Text: The Repression of Class in Film and Cultural Studies”)