SAC 330 - Major Directors
Section: 001 The Cinema of Todd Haynes
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
SAC 236.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

From early short films that helped launch the ‘new queer cinema,’ Todd Haynes is now a top indie director in the US, with major releases such as CAROL, I’M NOT THERE, MILDRED PIERCE, and SAFE. This class situates his films in relevant historical, cultural, and critical contexts, We also explore his ongoing engagement with the 1950s and 1970s, with remakes, LGBTQ issues, music, color, and melodrama.

Course Requirements:

In addition to engaged, active class participation, students will be graded on a midterm exam and two papers, one 4-6 pp, and a longer research paper of about 7-10 pp.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates interested in contemporary indie film, LGBTQ and cultural studies.

Class Format:

Classes meet weekly for two 80-minute lecture and discussion sections. Screenings held weekly.

SAC 330 - Major Directors
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (LAB)
M 4:00PM - 6:30PM
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