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Courses for 2013-14 Art 295 ST: Photography: The Camera Craft Special Topic: Digital Photography. This class is an introduction to the tools and techniques of photography and the language of photo criticism. Work will include photographing with a DSLR camera, creating clean and...

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Grinnell College’s Favorite Film Festival is set for this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28, at the campus’ Harris Cinema. Screening dates and times for the selected films are: Friday, January 27 at 9:00 p.m. The Big Lebowski (Favorite Cult Classic) Saturday, January 28 at 6:00 p....
7:00 p.m. in JRC 101: Grinnell's Cultural Films Committee and Gandhi and Resistance course will join with the University of Iowa to sponsor a visit by Anand Patwardhan, India's leading activist documentary filmmaker. For nearly thirty years, Patwardhan's courageous work on slum-...
Although several departments offer film courses each year and there is an active calendar of film-related events and film clubs at Grinnell, there is no film major or concentration. Nevertheless five Grinnellians presented research at national film conferences in April — making...
Film studies is a long-established interdisciplinary study theme at Grinnell. This is because film and media studies are supported throughout the curriculum, explains Terri Geller, assistant professor of film theory and history in the English Department. For example, the Center...

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Film Studies helps you develop the skills to negotiate a life saturated in image-based media. These courses expose you to the cultural, social and aesthetic implications of this art form, providing a deep understanding of film, both as an artistic medium and a cultural artifact...