ERIC Number: ED106881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
1972 Oberlin Film Conference Selected Essays and Discussion Transcriptions, Vol. II.
Koch, Christian, Comp.; Powers, John, Comp.
The announced general focus of the 1972 Oberlin Film Conference was "Goals, Methods, and Scope of Film Study in the 70's," the intention being to emphasize the conceptualization of the cinema experience as messages within larger sets of discourse. To this end, each student submitted an application essay and participated at the conference in discussions dealing with various topics. This document contains a conference schedule, selected student essays, and several transcribed discussions from the sessions. Among the essays included are the following: "Eisenstein and Joyce: Making the Mind Visible,""Film as Media as Epidemic,""Dimensions of Film Genres,""Metaphor in Film,""A Sociovidistic Approach to Film Communication: Theory, Methods, and Suggested Fieldwork,""A Metalogicon of Film: Topics in Film Metasemiotics,""'Boudu Saved from Drowning' (1932) Directed by Jean Renoir,""The Concept of Visual Space as a Critical Tool in Cinema,""Cinema as a Humanity: An Objection to Narrowness,""Godard's Paradigm,""Increasing Depth of Field and Sharpening Focus in Film Study,""An Analysis of 'Jules and Jim' as an Adaptation,""The Motion Picture Industry, 1896-1921,""Rocking the Role of Cinema in Latin American,""'Fellini-Satyricon,' a Baroque Masterpiece,""Film and Visual Perception," and "The Image of Women in the Cinema." (LL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oberlin Coll., OH.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document