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Film studies is the historical and critical analysis of the cinema that aims to reveal who we are, what we fear, and what we hope to become as individuals, communities, and nations. 

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Summer Video Series: Films That Matter To Me

Join Professor Fleeger as she introduces us to Films that Matter to Me, a video series in which members of the Ursinus community discuss the movies that have influenced our careers, shaped our thoughts, and changed our lives The series is supported in part by a grant from the Mellon Foundation.
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Students who take film studies courses will develop an appreciation of the aesthetic, rhetorical, narrative, and ideological components of the cinema. At a time in which the definition of “film” is shifting, film studies courses teach students how to analyze the effects of technology on art and storytelling.

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