Film Studies

Film Studies occur on Tuesdays at 1:30pm or 7:00pm and online via Boxcast

$80 per person for Museum Members
$96 per person for non-members

Film Studies are a series of five-week courses of films selected from the finest in classic and contemporary cinema presented with critical context. Presented by Film Studies Coordinator, Diane Thelen.

Film Studies are available as in-person screenings in the Leonhardt Auditorium, as well as via streaming on your computer or TV.
Each week of the series, VBMA educators will send registered Film Studies students an email that contains a handout about the current film as well as a link and instructions on how to stream from home.
Participants can choose to view the film at the VBMA during their designated time, or from home.

For troubleshooting viewing films via Amazon Fire TV click here.

Presenting Sponsor: Roberta G. Olsen

Supporting Sponsor: Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Unruh, Jr.

Patron Sponsor: Ann Bowling Endowment for Film Studies

Additional Support: Rehmann Financial and Business Advisory Services, Sue and Charlie Thomas

VBMA Film Studies Coordinator, Diane Thelen

Diane Thelen, Film Studies Coordinator

Join the VBMA Film Society!

The Film Society is the auxiliary level of membership that provides members access to a rich and varied collection of more than 3,000 notable classic, foreign, and art house films, drawn from the many years of the Museum’s Film Studies Program.

The Helen Ecclestone Stone Film Library is open to Film Society Members:
Tuesdays 12:00pm-4:00pm

If you would like to browse films online, all available film titles can be found on our BookSystems website. Film Society members can peruse titles online, choose DVDs to check out, and pick them up at the VBMA during open Film Library hours.

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