Students study the history and theory of documentary filmmaking from
earliest times to the present, including American, English, Russian, and
others. Functions of nonfiction film and television in society for education,
persuasion, social change, and propaganda are explored. This course is
excellent for students of media, communication, and history. Students
create a documentary project from inception to final edited videotape.
This course requires a lab fee of at least $30/unit.Prerequisite: TFT 335