Reel Dilemmas

GENINT 742.249

Osher (50+). This film course constitutes first viewing a film and then addressing the existential dilemma put before us in the work—the flesh and blood human situation in which the characters find themselves. 

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Classroom
Starting at $80.00
As few as 5 weeks
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What you can learn.

  • Analyze film structure as realized from a screenplay
  • Analyze the use of verbal, visual, and visceral art forms
  • Understand how to critically view films from a first viewing

About this course:

“The play’s the thing wherein to catch the conscience of the king,” Hamlet said. This course constitutes first viewing a film—the screenplay actualized—and then addressing the existential dilemma put before us in the work—the flesh and blood human situation in which the characters find themselves. We break the film down, analyze how it uses the verbal, visual, and visceral art forms in presenting our dilemma. Each Reel Dilemmas course offers films, none of which have been screen in previous Reel Dilemmas courses, and none of which are advertised ahead of time to ensure that the class is not affected by preconceptions or reviews. You would be surprised how it changes the understanding of the film.  Please appreciate the philosophy behind that process.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Thursday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Vincent Coppola
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Fee:
$80.00
42 days left. Enroll by Oct 3, 2019
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Notes

Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Note: The instructor has a service dog that will be present during class. You must be a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course. To become a member, proceed with enrolling in an OLLI course and you will be prompted to purchase a membership during checkout. For more information about OLLI, visit the Osher website.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Oct 3, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Discussion
Thu Oct 10, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Discussion
Thu Oct 17, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Discussion
Thu Oct 24, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Discussion
Thu Oct 31, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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