Cinema and the City: Cityscapes of the 20th Century

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The history of the modern city is intertwined with the history of cinema. This introductory film course will examine how film captured the world’s cityscapes as they rose and fell throughout the twentieth century. How did changing conceptions of modernity and urbanism affect cinema? Did cinema invent an idea of a global city? How did cinema itself affect city life? Screenings to include Taxi Driver, The Third Man, Bicycle Thieves, Blade Runner, Man with a Movie Camera, M, and many more.

Contact: Monique Anair   | monique@sfi.edu | 206.568.4387

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Start Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 5:00pm
Meeting Times: 
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Instructor: 
Paul Morton
Cost $: 
299.00
Course Length in Sessions: 
8
Day of Week: 
Fri
Meeting Dates: 
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
Class Code: 
CE1030