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Courses - Spring 2024
ARTH
Art History & Archaeology Department Site
Open Seats as of
02/29/2024 at 07:30 AM
ARTH359C
Film as Art; Steven Soderbergh and Hollywood: Form, Business and History
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Focus will be placed on the films of Steven Soderbergh and the reconsidering of film forms and media for storytelling within changing business and distribution models. Soderbergh is the focus because of his reworking ofgenres of film (German Expressionism, Film Noir, New Wave, Independent, Experimental, Art, Documentary, Melodrama, Dogma, Hollywood Blockbuster, the Remake), explorations of media (Television Drama, Reality Programming, Direct to Video, Film, Streaming) and professional roles (Writer, Director, Actor, Producer, Collaborator). Soderbergh's work will be considered in the context of his Independent film contemporaries.