Course Info

FILM 490: Advanced Topics in Cinema (Formerly DC 470)

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: 30196
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Topic: The Heist Film
Section: 501
Class number: 25525
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 101
Class number: 16425
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: SCITY 00201 at Off Campus
Topic: Cdm:India
Section: 150
Class number: 16928
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Study Abroad
Topic: The Coen Brothers
Section: 701
Class number: 16200
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Pal | View syllabus