Film Studies helps you develop the skills to negotiate a life saturated in image-based media. These courses expose you to the cultural, social and aesthetic implications of this art form, providing a deep understanding of film, both as an artistic medium and a cultural artifact. The Cultural Film Series and visiting speakers further enrich this theme.


Attending the Literature/Film Association conference at the University of Montana opened my eyes to the ways in which film is studied outside the context of Grinnell and other undergraduate film studies classes or programs. I presented a paper written for the first film class I took at Grinnell...

Professor Richard Leppert (see below for bio) will be on campus for events sponsored by the Cultural Films Committee, the Music Department, the American Studies Concentration, and the Center for the Humanities on Thursday, March 6 and Friday, March 7. Events include: