Film Evil

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for MEDIA 729.


Explores the theme of evil in the cinema. What films can teach about evil and why it is that conceptions of evil - its nature and source as well as distinctions between natural and moral evil - have formed so much of the subject matter of cinema. The course also considers the proposition that some films may themselves be evil.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for MEDIA 729.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Professor Laurence Simmons


MEDIA 729: 30 points