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Introduction to Film Studies

Gr. 9-12

Why do certain films make us feel different emotions? How do they help us reflect on critical issues in our society? This class explores methods of analysis used in understanding the art of filmmaking and the philosophies it raises. Whether you are an aspiring filmmaker or are just interested in going deeper –inception style—into some of your favorite movies, this course challenges you to think differently about cinema.

Please note all films screened will be rated PG-13 or below.


Jessica Johnston

Jessica Johnston

Jessica has taught courses in the First-Year Writing Program and Film Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 2013. Previously she taught writing and film production courses at New Mexico State University Carlsbad. After completing her Bachelor of Arts ... read more


Once your child is registered, there are no refunds or transfers. Refunds are made only for classes canceled by CFK/CFT.

Discount – If registering for six or more classes, please use discount code CFK6PLUS to receive 15% off. Does not include before or after care.

Dates and locations to be announced.