asktheteacher-Mstultz - Silicon Valley High School

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Hi ,

I'm thrilled you decided to take Film History! I've been teaching Humanities (Film, Literature, and Social Sciences) for over 25 years at the secondary and university levels. I've worked hard to create a balance of cinematic history, film language, and media studies. I hope you'll learn to appreciate that films from the past can still be great films, even though they're in black-and-white, in another language, as a documentary, or even from the Silent Era. Please read and watch the material carefully, paying close attention to vocabulary (in bold), and use the study guides to organize your ideas. When working on the lessons, take careful "director's notes" as you watch the videos. I'm here to help, so don't be hesitant to ask me a question if you don't understand a concept. I have students in Hollywood and in film school, even now. So, I hope you enjoy the show!

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