Film and Digital Media

FILM 171F Special Topics Workshop: Autobiographical Film

Students explore autobiography as a filmmaking genre and practice, using experimental, fictionalized, documentary, and hybrid forms. Readings and screenings provide a theoretical context for production work. Topics include: strategies of (self) representation, reenactment, performance, portraiture, memoir, confession, and diaristic film. Students are billed a course materials fee of $210. Prerequisite(s): FILM 170B. Admission by application; application materials available during the last three weeks of preceding quarter.