Summer Sessions | Courses | Our World Through Cinema

The Summer 2020 application is now open. To create an account and start an application for "Non-Degree Programs" follow this link: https://apply.sps.columbia.edu/apply/. Please contact summersessions@columbia.edu to speak to an advisor with any questions.

Our World Through Cinema

Immerse yourself in cinematic history, filmmaking from around the world and the art of video storytelling over the summer term.

From the American mob movie to international documentary, investigate how movies can both reflect local sentiments and excite audiences globally. Additionally, explore representation in media and how movies can act as vehicles for social change. 

Choose what piques your interest from the menu of courses listed below to make your summer out of this world.

Summer 2020 Session Info

Choose from one to two courses per session, for a total of up to four courses during the summer term.

  • Session 1 (D) courses are  May 26 - July 2
  • Session 2 (Q) courses are  July 6 - August 14

To request a syllabus, please contact the Summer Sessions office at summersessions@columbia.edu with the course name and number. Check the Directory of Courses for the most up-to-date information.

Choose up to four classes (12 points) from the following list: