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Visions of the Real: Documentary Film (Closed)

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Course Description:

Reality, seen through the lens of an artist, is a beautiful gift, even in the revelation of life's struggles and challenges. This series of award-winning documentary films explores the lives and the work of five iconic visionaries, featured in four films, from the worlds of cinema, literature, photography, primatology and politics.

Each session begins with an introduction to the film and its director(s), followed by a screening and group discussion. Join us as take a deep dive into the world of documentary filmmaking.

Films tentatively scheduled:
• "Jane" (2017)
• "Faces Places" (2017)
• "I Am Not Your Negro" (2016) and
• "Dolores" (2017)


Tuition: $50.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

Registration Closed


Thursdays, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 *10:00am – 1:00pm* (4 sessions)


CSUMB at Ryan Ranch, 8 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Monterey


*Karen Davis* is Senior Film Programmer for the Mill Valley Film Festival. She teaches courses in world cinema and cultural studies at CSUMB, UC Santa Cruz and Vassar College. *Anne Sanchez* has taught women’s studies at Hartnell College. She served as President of the Monterey County Film Commission and was a
founding member of the Association of California Commissions for Women.