Film-Philosophers-Film-Makers

Course Number: 
DOCST 620S.01
Course Instructor: 
Markos Hadjioannou
Location: 
Friedl Bldg 102
Days and Times: 
W 4:40 p.m.–7:10 p.m.
Course Category: 
Video
Course Type: 
Normal
Course Level: 
Advanced

Examines intersections between film, critical theory, and continental philosophy, from standpoint of spectatorship. Focuses on different approaches to film theory from a philosophical prism, and on different philosophers addressing film as a mediated visual interpretation of reality, the world, our own bodies, and societies within which we reside. Addresses film-making as an act of philosophical thought of thinking about the world and representing subject s position within the world. Topics include, existential phenomenology, Deleuzian metaphysics, feminism, semiotics, political theory.