- 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 Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Watch powerful foreign films that serve as catalysts for online discussions about present-day issues in the associated geopolitical regions.
Watch (from home) and discuss (together online) a variety of terrific movies you may have missed but are definitely worth seeing.
Explore Jewish comedians’ crucial place in modern American pop culture, including six filmmakers who pushed the limits of comedy.
Examine the films of Agnès Varda, mother of the French New Wave, as well as her relationship with paintings, photographs, and digital media.
Explore Italian films from the neorealist movement to contemporary Oscar winners.
Go beyond the private eye and femme fatale and discover six varying kinds of noir films.
Explore the dynamic of dysfunctional family relationships as inspiration for moviemakers.
Explore a variety of espionage films and discuss how each reflects society at the time it was created.
Examine a wide range of films and engage in lively discussions about what makes each a truly exceptional work of art.
Explore the many ways in which Paris is depicted in films.
Examine various film protagonists who are entertainers, and explore the fears, desires, and relationships of these characters.
Explore the political, social, and cultural environments of two very different nation states—Iran and Poland—through six movies.