Film-philosophers / Film-makers

Course Number: 
DOCST 620S.01
Course Instructor: 
Markos Hadjioannou
Friedl Building 102
Days and Times: 
Th 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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.