week of February 3rd

Essay 2 due: Friday 2/14/2020, no later than 11:59pm (please email to evanhorn@ndcrusaders.org)

  • Objective 2: Film as a storytelling device. Mise-en-scene and the Aesthetics of Meaning/Early Silent Film Era 
  1. How did silent films tell stories without sound?
  2. How did film styles (German Expressionism) alter the scenery of film?
  3. Did the purpose of film change? 
  4. What political and social factors affected film throughout the world from 1915-late 1920s? Please elaborate.



  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Robert Wiene, Mystery/ Thriller, (1920)(GE)




  • clip from Nosferatu, F.W. Murnau, Fantasy, ( 1922) (GE)
  • clip from Metropolis, Fritz Lang, Drama/ Sci-fi, (1927) (GE)


  • clip from The Circus, Charlie Chaplin, Romance/Comedy (1928) (UK)




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