Cinema Studies Program
Cinema Studies at UMass Boston
Cinema Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the history, theory, aesthetics and criticism of film and other moving-image media. The program offers an array of courses in the critical study of film, emphasizing national and transnational cinemas, filmmakers and genres, film technology and industries, and cinema’s relation to the other arts. In addition, our students have the opportunity to explore screenwriting and production work. The University of Massachusetts Boston affords a vibrant environment for the study of film, featuring a host of cinema internship and study abroad opportunities as well as screenings, extracurricular student organizations and frequent talks by visiting scholars and filmmakers.
Why Cinema Studies at UMass Boston?
- Immerse yourself in the universal language of cinema
- Study with distinguished faculty
- Learn about the dynamic history of moving images and engage in their production
- Be inspired by renowned visiting scholars and filmmakers
- Boost your job prospects with film and media internships in the Boston area and beyond
- Expand your cultural horizons and study cinema abroad
- Watch, program and discuss great films at the Cinema Studies Club
- Get hands-on filmmaking experience at Blue Beacon Films, the UMB student filmmaking club
Cinema Studies Club
Interested in watching, programming and discussing great films? Join the Cinema Studies Club today!
Blue Beacon Films
Interested in making movies? Join the student club Blue Beacon Films today!
Cinema Studies Blog
Read the UMB Cinema Studies Blog
Giving to UMass Boston
Help UMass Boston students become creative leaders in cinema. Note “Cinema Studies” in “Other” field of giving form.