Summer 2019
Session 3

FTV 329-12/ 529-12: Dystopian & Post-Apocalyptic Films and Society
Instructor: Travis Knox
Mon/Wed/Fri: 2 p.m.

About the Course

We’ll examine this popular sub-genre of Science Fiction films that dates back to the earliest days of film. What is about these bleak stories that continues to captivate us? Could it be that these often cynical films about the decline of humanity, whether at the hands of totalitarian governments or worldwide disaster, often mirror current fears and reflect the political climate of the time? Let’s take a closer look…

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