Course Info

FILM 390: Advanced Topics in Cinema (Formerly DC 370)

This class will be an in-depth examination of a filmmaker, film genre, or film movement that has had a significant influence on the development of cinematic storytelling and expression. Through lectures, screenings, readings, discussions, and critical writing assignments, students will analyze the distinctive traits of the selected topic within the broader context of cinema history and culture. Specific topics will be selected by the instructor and will vary with each quarter. PREREQUISITE(S): None

This course is repeatable.

Spring 2019-2020

Topic: Psychedelic Cinema of the '60s Counterculture
Section: 901
Class number: 30187
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor:

Winter 2019-2020

Topic: The Heist Film
Section: 501
Class number: 25524
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
Section: 801
Class number: 25533
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 150
Class number: 16927
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Study Abroad
Topic: The Heist Film
Section: 701
Class number: 16199
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Pal | View syllabus
Topic: The Sci-Fi City in Film
Section: 702
Class number: 16753
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara