Course Info

FILM 240: Topics in Digital Cinema

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

Advanced study in cinema focusing on a specific genre each quarter such as: Science Fiction, Film Noir, Comedy, Action-Adventure, Nonfiction, etc. Please check the CDM website for description of specific quarter offering. (FORMERLY DC 270)

This course is repeatable.

Fall 2020-2021

Topic: Cult Films
Section: 101
Class number: 10644
Meeting time: M 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Topic: Race, Ethnicity in Us Film
Section: 401
Class number: 10646
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor:

Summer II 2019-2020

Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 520
Class number: 41708
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 350
Class number: 37111
Meeting time: -
Location: AUSCU 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Martha McGivern
Topic: The John Hughes Experience
Section: 601
Class number: 30111
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 602
Class number: 37002
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 620
Class number: 37329
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
CLOSED

Dec Intersession 2019-2020

Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 801
Class number: 25905
Meeting time: MTuWTh 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 810
Class number: 25906
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 802
Class number: 26368
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus

Fall 2019-2020

Topic: Cult Films
Section: 101
Class number: 15950
Meeting time: M 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Topic: Cult Films
Section: 110
Class number: 15951
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
CLOSED
Section: 150
Class number: 17165
Meeting time: -
Location: CHILE 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Katie Saur
Section: 151
Class number: 17640
Meeting time: -
Location: CEALO 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Katie Saur
Section: 152
Class number: 17685
Meeting time: -
Location: AUSCU 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Katie Saur
Topic: Race, Ethnicity in Us Film
Section: 401
Class number: 15952
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Topic: Race, Ethnicity in Us Film
Section: 410
Class number: 15953
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Spring 2018-2019

Topic: Guillermo Del Toro
Section: 601
Class number: 30550
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Topic: Guillermo Del Toro
Section: 610
Class number: 37217
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Dec Intersession 2018-2019

Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 801
Class number: 26911
Meeting time: MTuWTh 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 810
Class number: 27023
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Winter 2018-2019

Topic: The Cinematic Exploration of Life's Purpose
Section: 501
Class number: 25571
Meeting time: Tu 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus

Fall 2018-2019

Topic: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa
Section: 101
Class number: 15104
Meeting time: M 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Klein | View syllabus
Topic: Hollywood Cartoons
Section: 102
Class number: 17075
Meeting time: TuTh 2:40PM - 4:40PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara
Topic: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa
Section: 110
Class number: 16297
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus
Instructor: John Klein | View syllabus
Topic: Latin America in Film
Section: 150
Class number: 15252
Meeting time: -
Location: CHILE 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Katie Saur
Topic: The Female Gaze: Feminism Through Film
Section: 401
Class number: 14940
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Topic: The Female Gaze: Feminism Through Film
Section: 410
Class number: 16298
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Spring 2017-2018

Topic: The John Hughes Experience
Section: 601
Class number: 34369
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus

Dec Intersession 2017-2018

Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 801
Class number: 26245
Meeting time: MTuWTh 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 810
Class number: 26252
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Winter 2017-2018

Topic: Docufiction
Section: 501
Class number: 20889
Meeting time: Tu 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus

Fall 2017-2018

Topic: Evolution of Tv: Showrunners
Section: 101
Class number: 13000
Meeting time: M 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Topic: Evolution of Tv: Showrunners
Section: 110
Class number: 13001
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus
Section: 150
Class number: 17462
Meeting time: -
Location: CHILE 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Katie Saur
Section: 151
Class number: 17682
Meeting time: -
Location: CEALO 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Katie Saur
Topic: Race, Ethnicity in Us Film
Section: 401
Class number: 12745
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Topic: Race, Ethnicity in Us Film
Section: 410
Class number: 16802
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Spring 2016-2017

Section: 350
Class number: 37595
Meeting time: -
Location: IBERO 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Martha McGivern
Topic: Alfonso Cuaron
Section: 601
Class number: 33826
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Topic: Alfonso Cuaron
Section: 610
Class number: 34046
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus
CLOSED

Dec Intersession 2016-2017

Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 801
Class number: 27212
Meeting time: MTuWTh 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 810
Class number: 27469
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Topic: Vacation Narratives in Ftv
Section: 201
Class number: 27107
Meeting time: MW 2:40PM - 4:10PM
Location: LEVAN 00402 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Jason Sperb
Section: 250
Class number: 27390
Meeting time: -
Location: IBERO 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Martha McGivern
Topic: The Films of Woody Allen
Section: 501
Class number: 22346
Meeting time: Tu 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Daniel Pal | View syllabus
Topic: The Films of Woody Allen
Section: 510
Class number: 22627
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus
Instructor: Daniel Pal | View syllabus

Fall 2016-2017

Topic: The Cult Film
Section: 101
Class number: 41607
Meeting time: MW 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Topic: American Film Comedy
Section: 401
Class number: 33644
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: 14EAS 0L102 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Kelli Marshall
Topic: Women in the Director's Chair
Section: 420
Class number: 41608
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Spring 2015-2016

Topic: Alejandro Inarritu
Section: 601
Class number: 33166
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Topic: Alejandro Inarritu
Section: 610
Class number: 37272
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus
CLOSED

Winter 2015-2016

Topic: Marvel Superheroes
Section: 501
Class number: 22895
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Topic: Marvel Superheroes
Section: 510
Class number: 26773
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus
CLOSED
Topic: The Coming of Age Film
Section: 520
Class number: 23036
Meeting time: -
Location: at Online Campus

Fall 2015-2016

Topic: Black American Satire
Section: 401
Class number: 11878
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Topic: Horror Film
Section: 402
Class number: 17037
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: 14EAS 01137 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Blair Davis
CLOSED
Topic: Film Noir
Section: 403
Class number: 17038
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara
CLOSED