The course deals with the evolutionary developments of film, cinema and literary productions. Focus will be on the history of pioneers of documentary films, film video editing, design, pre-production planning, production process and post-production. The students will also examine film as a medium of communication and the cinema as a communication setting with particular reference to literature and its various forms: the short story, novel, poem and drama. They will have an overview of the kinds of film: documentary (nonfiction) and avant-garde-the role of the cinema in urban and rural communities.