The Mind-Game Film

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Culture and Media

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

The Mind-Game Film

Spring 2018

Taught By: Vega-Llona, Silvia

Section: AX

CRN: 6409

Credits: 4

[Track S] The course addresses some of the philosophical issues related to contemporary cinema: how we know what we know (epistemology), what is perception (mediated through technology/mediated through the body), and how do we distinguish between the actual and the virtual (ontology) - issues and topics that have arisen in the post-photographic era of cinema. At the same time as the course will educate students about how to unravel complex narrative structures, it alerts them to the formal devices that certain films use in order to create the instability of reference and the uncertainty of reality status that makes the so-called mind-game films so popular as well as symptomatic. [Track S]

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Culture and Media (LCST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:38am 3/21/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 259

Date Range: 1/24/2018 - 5/9/2018