The Extraordinary Cinematic Genius of Steven Spielberg

Code: SL51501

Dates: September 24, 2021

Meets: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $39.00

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No filmmaker in the history of cinema has been so successful across such a vast range of story genres for as many decades as Steven Spielberg. The most innovative and technically-dazzling visionary of his or any generation of movie directors, Spielberg has meticulously created a multi-faceted body of work that reveals an inspired artist and virtuoso craftsman obsessed with pushing the boundaries of his cinematic ambitions. From science fiction, fantasy, action-adventure and comedy to hard-edge dramas, period pieces and searing war films, Spielberg has done it all with exemplary panache, forging a distinguished career that showcases a filmmaker still on top of his extraordinary talent after six decades. Clips from Duel, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan and other Spielberg classics will be screened and discussed.
Fee: $39.00

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Marc Lapadula

Marc Lapadula is a Senior Lecturer in the Film Studies Program at Yale University. He is a playwright, screenwriter and an award-winning film producer. In addition to Yale, Professor Lapadula has taught at Columbia University's Graduate Film School, created the screenwriting programs at both The University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins where he won Outstanding Teaching awards and has lectured on film, playwriting and conducted highly-acclaimed screenwriting seminars all across the country at notable venues like The National Press Club, The Smithsonian Institution, and The New York Historical Society.

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