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Film and Theatre: An Active Audience LIBS 7014

Liberal Studies Course

Course details

In this course students will learn how to watch movies and read plays with a critical eye. In the discussions about movies the focus will be on the "grassroots creativity" - fan movies and video games - as responses to media industry dominance. Also, the topics such as film, theatre and politics, Hollywood versus independent films, and film and art will be explored. During the course there will be a few screenings of some cult movies such as Blade Runner, Casablanca, and Pulp Fiction. After completing the course, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to engage in critique relevant to both film and theatre media texts.

Prerequisite(s)

  • BCIT ENGL 1177, or 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above, or 3 credits of a university/college first-year social science or humanities course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$667.34 - $706.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of LIBS 7014 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90777

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 90777
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sanja Garic-Komnenic

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Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Online asynchronous class. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 81064

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Apr 18 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 81064
  • $706.09
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 18 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 4785
Instructor

Carl Peters

Course outline

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Cost

$706.09

Important information
  1. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the assigned readings.
  • Engage in critique relevant to both film and theatre media texts.
  • Answer and ask important questions related to the assigned plays and films.
  • Engage in discussions of the theoretical concepts, applications of the theories and perspectives, and broader issues and considerations.

Effective as of Fall 2010

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Film and Theatre: An Active Audience (LIBS 7014) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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