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The City on Film

How have filmmakers captured cities on film? How have the streets and buildings of cities, the lives of city dwellers, and the characters of cities been represented? Has there been a Canaletto of film? A Dickens? We will watch films on our own and meet for lively discussions via Zoom to help us answer these questions. Our exploration will include several of the great cities of the world—Rome, Paris, Berlin, London, and Tokyo among them. The films chosen for the course, including works by acknowledged masters, feature films, experimental and short films, and silent era films, portray cities in the past and present.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Familiarity with critically acclaimed and historically important films
  • Knowledge about the culture and architecture of various cities around the world

Ideal for

  • Film buffs
  • All members of the community—working, retired, and in between
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    • Section

      1
    • Semester

      Summer 2021
    • Date

      Jun 10 - Jul 29
    • Day

      Thursday
    • Time

      12:00PM-1:40PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      8
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    Tuition $529