Film & Culture

New! Russian Fools and Laughter through Tears
Join us to discover Russian laughter, a phenomenon that played a key role in formation of Russian culture. Learn about different aspects of laughter that were developed in Russian folklore, religion, and literature.
CE-CULTR 2031, 3 Wed., Aug. 5-19, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $65. M Bolgova. #6075

Motion Picture Editing
Investigate the importance of motion picture editing, its aesthetics, and narrative nature as seen through the work of premier Hollywood film editors. For those interested in how films are made and how they work, and for the general public interested in movies. Editors to be studied include Thelma Schoonmaker, Michael Kahn, Pietro Scalia, Dede Allen, and others.
CE-FILM 2030, 5 Wed., June 3-July 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $150 (+ textbook). V LoBrutto. #5725

The Films of Stanley Kubrick
Examine the major films of iconic film director Stanley Kubrick. Film scenes will be introduced, screened, and analyzed. Class discussion is encouraged. Screened film clips include The Shining, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove, Paths of Glory, and more. The instructor is a biographer of Stanley Kubrick. Film buffs and those interested in 20th century cinema will appreciate this course. Handouts will be provided.
CE-FILM 2029, 5 Tues., June 2-30, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $150 (+ textbook). V LoBrutto. #5726