The Film Experience on MIT Open Courseware

Published on: April 15, 2016

In a blog article about The Film Experience, Curt Newton’s article, “A Closer Look at The Film Experience,” talks to Literature Prof. David Thorburn. Prof. Thorburn says, “One of the ways that the study of literature and the study of film differs from the study of technical things, and the reason I teach it, is that it belongs to everyone, that it’s valuable for everyone. Not everyone needs to know about quantum mechanics. But I believe everyone should know how to read a good story, enjoy plays, know how to enjoy the movies.”


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