Film differs from theater in many ways beyond its lack of a live audience. Technological advances in post-production techniques and multimillion-dollar budgets give filmmakers the opportunity to make anything imaginable happen on-screen -- but the most meaningful moments in cinema often conjure their power from simple theatricality, taking cues from the actor's medium. Intense lighting, costuming, an articulate expression -- these moments are more relatable, more evocative of humanity than blue aliens created with motion-capture CGI could ever be. Film scholar Lutz Koepnick will dissect this concept, discussing how films and video art examine... More >>>