Take a Class with the Unpaid Film Critic

Join me at CUNY Queens College from January 2- 23

Join me at CUNY Queens College from January 2- 23

I will be teaching sociology 101 at CUNY Queens College from 1/2 – 1/23/13 W1-LEC (11324).  This will be a lively, fun and informative course that uses all kinds of movies – feature films, documentaries and shorts – to illustrate sociological concepts.  Plus you will bang out three credits in only three weeks!

Some of the films to be analyzed:

Saturday Night Fever

Dog Day Afternoon

Bus 174

Harry & Tonto

Partly Private

Saving Face

The Chosen

51 Birch Street

The Kids Grow Up




About unpaidfilmcritic

Up until 2009 Seth Shire spent nearly two decades in the New York film industry as a post production supervisor of feature films. Highlights include working on the films of Martin Scorsese, James Toback and Spike Lee. Since leaving the film industry Seth has expanded into new and varied areas where he has found a great deal of satisfaction. Seth currently teaches in the Sociology Department of CUNY Queens College. His courses include "Mass Media and Popular Culture," "Introduction to Sociology," and "Sociology of Cinema" where he is a very popular teacher. Seth is also the film critic for "Town & Village," a Manhattan weekly newspaper, a position he has held for the past six years. Seth gives back to his community through volunteer teaching at Manhattan's "The Caring Community," a center for senior citizens, where he teaches a very popular course on documentaries called "The Golden Age of the Documentary. In the fall of 2010 Seth taught "Critical Reading and Writing" at Parsons School of Design. He has also taught "Cinema Studies" at the New York Film Academy. Seth lives in Stuyvesant Town, in Manhattan.

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