Religion and Film

Course Number: 
DOCST 268.01
Course Instructor: 
Andrew Coates
Location: 
Gray 220
Days and Times: 
MW 1:25 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Course Category: 
Video
Course Type: 
Normal
Course Level: 
Beginning
Crosslisting(s): 
AMI 201.01
THEATRST 27801
ENGLISH 181.01
LIT 110.01
VMS 289.01

A study of the relationship between motion pictures and religion. Focus on the comparative portrayal of organized religions; expressions of religious life; and religious topics, such as God, evil and morality, in both Western and non-Western films in which contemporary artists and intellectuals explore the challenges of modernity.