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Stanley Kubrick

As a director known for controversial films such as Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, and A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick repeatedly bucked the Hollywood mainstream, emerging as an outsider who resisted the […]

Alfred Hitchcock

An in-depth study of the film techniques and unique storytelling genius of Alfred Hitchcock, including an examination of the influences of other directors and cinematic movements on Hitchcock. This course […]

Darkness & Light: Film Noir

Utilizing viewings, lectures and class discussion and emphasizing film theory, criticism and history, Darkness & Light: Film Noir explores the origins of Film Noir and examines not only pre-noir films […]

American Cult Cinema

The course will allow us to view, research, and discuss nearly two dozen motion pictures more or less widely regarded as “bad movies” in one or more ways. In seeking […]

German Expressionism

Utilizing viewings, lectures and class discussion and emphasizing film theory, criticism and history, German Expressionism explores the creative and dynamic interrelationships in Germany of the Expressionist Film Movement in the […]

The Modern Classics

Utilizing viewings, lectures, class discussions, presentations and emphasizing film theory, criticism and history, “The Modern Classics” (the influences on or films since the 1994 release of Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction”) […]

American Independent Cinema

An Independent Film is a film that has been funded independently of a Major Studio, typically the monies come from limited partnerships, personal loans, presales, private investors and even credit […]

Films of 1962

This course examines the year 1962 in film. Through film viewing, lectures, projects and discussions the student explores how and why international filmmaking reached its apogee in 1962 as well […]

Images of Light

Utilizing viewings, lectures and class discussion and emphasizing film theory, criticism and history, Images of Light explores the creative and dynamic interrelationships of filmmaking, particularly between the director and the […]

Communications

This survey course focuses on the application of communication principles and theories, enabling students to develop public speaking, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and group communication skills. Through an in-depth look at self-concept, […]