The Midterm Exam will be on Tuesday, October 16, in class. The exam will cover the first seven weeks of course material.

The exam will consist of two parts:

The subjects covered in this exam will be…

  1. the invention of cinema
  2. development of early film, narrative, and style
  3. the Trust, the Independents and the origins of the studio system
  4. The National Cinemas of…
    1. USSR
    2. France
    3. Germany
  5. The MPPDA and the advent of sound

About each, you should know…

  1. What is it, including what makes the films distinct?
  2. What are the origins or causes leading to it?
  3. Why is it important?

You will have two hours to take the exam.