S144A – Reel Imagined Lives
Instructor: Shelly Isaacs, M.A.
Biopics have always been a staple of world cinema. How cinema represents history and “real lives” has become more and more an ongoing debate. While some biopics are grounded in historical convention and the genre’s defining traits, others represent the potential for innovation in their storytelling. In this session, we will explore the lives of four famous lives within films that attempt to do both.