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 from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Global Hotspots Through Foreign Film: Stay-at-Home Edition

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

2022 Fall
1 section

Hitchcock's Villains

Watch some of Alfred Hitchcock’s most compelling masterpieces, and explore their complex social and moral themes.

2022 Fall
1 section

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.

2022 Fall
2 sections

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.

2022 Fall
1 section

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.

2022 Fall
1 section

21st-Century Italian Cinema, Society, and Culture

Explore how, in Italian cinema, food can be a window into culture, history, and communication.

2022 Fall
1 section

Fine-Tune Your Norwegian Through Film

Improve your knowledge of Norwegian by watching contemporary Norwegian language...

2022 Fall
1 section

Fine-Tune Your Swedish through Verbal and Visual Imagery

Improve your knowledge of the Swedish language by immersing yourself in Swedish culture.

2022 Fall
1 section

Let's Talk "Skam" and Learn Norwegian

Watch the global hit television series Skam and learn...

2022 Fall
1 section

Swedish Contemporary Culture

Expand your knowledge of Swedish culture by watching and discussing films and television shows.

2022 Fall
1 section