OCT 6TH – NOV 10TH (18.15 – 21.30)
A six-week evening course on the study of film
This term we take a look at some of the key ideologies that have informed film theory, following on from our very popular Spring Evening Course which offered a back-to-basics approach to Film Studies. If you’d like to take a feminist reading of a horror picture, consider how race is represented on screen, or examine how the blockbuster reflects the political economy of Hollywood, then sign up for our six-week programme and join in the discussions.
Each week guest speakers will offer different readings in response to a selected screening. On the final evening, filmmaker, writer and teacher Donal Foreman will talk about his own film choice, and some of the ideas that inform his filmmaking.
Please note: The course will run on consecutive Tuesdays, commencing at 18.15 unless otherwise stated. Order of screenings may vary slightly.
Oct 6th – Ideology and the Cinema: Funny Games (with Dr. Roddy Flynn)
Oct 13th – Feministm: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (with Dr. Jorie Lagerwey)
Oct 20th – Political Economy: Robocop (with Stephen Boyd)
Oct 27th – Alterity: Divine Intervention (with Stephen Boyd)
Nov 3rd – Cultural Studies: Far from Heaven (with Dr. Jorie Lagerwey)
Nov 10th – The Filmmaker: High Hopes (with Donal Foreman)
€70 (including tea/coffee) for complete course (concessions €65). Please book your place by calling Sharon Corrigan on 01 679 5744 or email email@example.com. Film tickets not individually sold.
I NEVER CRY
PHIL LYNOTT: SONGS FOR WHILE I’M AWAY
RIDERS OF JUSTICE
SUMMER OF SOUL (OR…WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED)
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD
THE SPARKS BROTHERS
THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS
TWO OF US
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council