Religion and Film

Course Number: 
DOCST 268.02
Course Instructor: 
Andrew Coates
Gray 220
Days and Times: 
TuTh 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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.