germ/scand 190 | crime scenes: investigating the cinema and its cultures | ames & nestingen |  syllabus |  toolbox

German Film Resources:

Scandinavian Film Resources:

Film Clips

Tuesday › Screening

Wednesday ›Breaking Down “Crime Scenes” in Nightwatch
Reading: Film Art, pp. 167-186 (cinematography)

ThursdayWhy Do “Crime Scenes” Fascinate?
Reading: Film Art, pp. 186-218 (cinematography)

Friday › Observing and Taking Notes
Reading: “Glossary of Terms” (e-res); “How to Read a Film” (e-res); Interview with Bornedal (e-res)
Study Questions Due

Study Questions
1. Define in your own words 3 elements of cinematography (camera work), such as: a) Type of shot b) Framing c) Off-screen space
2. Identify 1 key example of camera work in Nightwatch, and explain its significance

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