Course Catalog - 2015-2016

     

FILM 107 - SPIRITUALITY IN MODERN CINEMA

Long Title: REPRESENTATIONS OF MAGIC AND SPIRITUALITY IN MODERNIST CINEMA
Department: Visual and Dramatic Arts
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course examines representations of magical practices and spiritual phenomena in modernist cinema. Focusing primarily on classic films, we will explore the technical symbolic systems through which the cinematic medium represents such phenomena as miracles, angelic intervention, the afterlife, witchcraft, time travel, and spirit possession rituals. Cross-list: RELI 107.