Engaging the History, theory,
and production of world cinema
“The Film Studies Program examines the moving image globally across a range of industrial and artisanal contexts, and encourage students to understand cinema as an art, business, and technology.”
director of film studies
MSU Film Studies Program
BA & MINOR
In-depth training in the analysis of cinematic style and aesthetics, the history of film, and theory and criticism.
Focusing on the methodologies, practices, and disciplinary concerns relevant for conducting advanced research and teaching in film studies.
Bringing film production and analysis together students to produce theoretically informed and culturally engaged work.
Documentary Film Production
Exploring the challenges of representing reality through documentary filmmaking.
Student Filmmakers Featured in “Who is a Citizen?” Exhibition
Student filmmakers are among the eight artists whose work was selected to appear in the exhibit Who is a Citizen? at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. The exhibit is part of a larger group of events surrounding MacArthur Genius, Guggenheim Fellow and acclaimed author Claudia Rankine’s Signature Lecture November 12.
Claudia Rankine to Present Signature Lecture on November 12
The College of Arts & Letters is pleased to host MacArthur Genius, Guggenheim Fellow, and acclaimed author Claudia Rankine as part of the College’s Signature Lecture Series. This online interactive…