Film Production: How To Overthrow The US Government (Legally)

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Culture and Media

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Film Production

Fall 2018

Taught By: Jacques Servin and Caveh Zahedi

Section: AX

CRN: 7716

Credits: 4

This course will be on the one hand a class on how to contribute with creative means to meaningful political change, and on the other a production class on making a web show about taking a class on how to contribute with creative means to meaningful political change. The class will be co-taught by Screen Studies Professor Caveh Zahedi and Yes Men co-founder Jacques Servin. It will do two things: on the one hand, it will serve as a laboratory of ideas on how best to transform our country from the plutocracy it has become into a true democracy using the creative skills we happen to have on hand as artists, filmmakers, etc.; and on the other hand, it will be a class on producing and using media (in this case, a show about the class) in order to help disseminate mobilizing ideas—in this case, not only the specific change-oriented creative ideas that arise, but the more powerful mobilizing idea that anyone can use whatever skills happen to be on hand to resist tyranny and effect positive change. Students will be required to participate as actors, as crew, and as editors. If anyone is uncomfortable with the idea of being both in front of and behind the camera, then this course is not for you! Auditions will be held. Interested students should email Professor Caveh Zahedi, with any questions.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Culture and Media (LCST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 17

Enrollment Status: Open*

*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: 4:20am 2/21/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 821

Date Range: 8/27/2018 - 12/10/2018