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The Best Long Films Well Worth Your Time

Screening a standard-length feature motion picture, with an introduction before and a discussion afterward, takes three full hours of class time. But what about the many extraordinary films—some among the greatest films ever made—that take even more time to tell their stories. In six four-hour class sessions, we finally will get to watch—and then discuss—six extremely diverse and incredibly worthy movies, all of which run over two and a half hours in length. Films tentatively scheduled to be screened include Rocco and His Brothers, Nashville, Seven Samurai, Yi Yi (A One and a Two), and The Right Stuff.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Increased cultural literacy
  • An understanding of the scale and scope of classic films with run times over two and a half hours

Ideal for

  • All members of the community—working, retired, and in between
  • Screenwriters, directors, and anyone with an interest in film
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.


    • Section

    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 6 - Jul 18
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Zam, Michael
    • Location

      Midtown Center
    Tuition $380