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Film Studies

  • Builds Understanding of Cinematic Storytelling
  • Analyzes and Discusses Films
  • Develops Cultural Aptitude

Whether your goal is to write a screenplay, work in the film industry, or simply explore and enjoy cinematic stories, these courses develop skills essential for analyzing and discussing films. Be transported to diverse cultures and historic periods through films.

This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Let's Go to the Movies

Examine a wide range of films and engage in lively discussions about what makes each a truly exceptional work of art.

2024 Spring
2 sections

The Best Films You Probably Haven't Seen: Special Stay-at-Home Edition

Watch (from home) and discuss (together online) a variety of terrific movies you may have missed but are definitely worth seeing.

2024 Spring
1 section

Global Hotspots Through Foreign Film

Watch powerful foreign films that serve as catalysts for online discussions about present-day issues in the associated geopolitical regions.

2024 Spring
1 section

The Best Films You Probably Haven't Seen

Screen and discuss a variety of terrific movies you may have missed but are definitely worth seeing.

2024 Spring
1 section

The Best Films You Probably Haven't Seen: Summer Fun Edition

This short online film course is specifically modified to accommodate social-distancing movie lovers.

Auteur Cinema: Pedro Almodóvar

Explore the films of Pedro Almodovar, the most critically acclaimed Spanish filmmaker of his generation.

More New York on Film

Examine the different ways that New York City has been presented on film.

Global Hotspots Through Foreign Film

Watch powerful foreign films that serve as catalysts for post-screening discussions about present-day issues in the associated geopolitical regions.