Description: Seminar, three hours. Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889 to 1968) is not only one of great masters of Nordic cinema, but of world cinema as well. Focus on films that Dreyer made during near half century between 1919 and 1964. Contextualization of silent and sound works of this most personal of filmmakers within multiple frameworks: Danish national film industry, transnational European cinema, and issues of auteur filmmaking. Writings by key Dreyer scholars such as David Bordwell, Ray Carney, Paul Schrader, Mark Sandberg, and others, as well as Dreyer's own writings on cinema. All films have English intertitles or subtitles. Concurrently scheduled with course C266C. P/NP or letter grading.