Cinema is our primary agent of myth, bringing timeless human stories to vivid life. Mythic films depict our universal search for awakening, belonging, and meaning—offering wisdom from art, culture, philosophy, psychology, and folk tradition.
Delve deeply into six movie masterworks, watching and discussing them through a mythic lens. Discover how film technique communicates multiple strands of metaphor and meaning. Demystify the language of symbol, dream, archetype, and myth. Deepen your cinema literacy with a passionate film scholar while having a lot of fun. Films include: Bride of Frankenstein,
Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast, The Night of the Hunter, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Harold and Maude,
and Beasts of the Southern Wild.