Film Studies at Las Positas College offers an interdisciplinary approach to studying film history, film analysis, and film production itself. Students can choose from two programs: an AA or a Certificate of Achievement in Film Studies. Depending on their interests, Film Studies students can explore film's historical development, film photography, acting for film, intersections between film and theater, music of great film composers, multimedia reporting, film theory, as well as major global cinema traditions and directors.
Film Studies courses prepare those interested in majoring and/or working in fields such as Film, Television, Theater, Multimedia Studies, Liberal Arts, Cultural Studies, or Humanities.
Get involved with film clubs and events on campus!
We have two clubs for students interested in watching movies, talking about movies, hosting film events, and/or making movies; check them out! Aside from club meetings, our clubs host a few Moonlight Movies events per semester in our big outdoor amphitheater and put on the big Las Po Film Fest in the spring. Other film-related events happen frequently - check the main LPC calendar or email us for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Las Po Film Fest 2023 was Thurs. 4/13/23 in the Main Stage Theater of the 4000 building. If you missed this year's film festival, join us in Spring 2024 by either attending the event or submitting your own student film on FilmFreeway
LPC Film Club
Watch and discuss movies, genres, and directors, have some snacks, play movie trivia games, plan and attend film events on and off campus, help put on our big spring film festival, etc! FALL 2023: the LPC Film Club currently meets EVERY TUESDAY 4-5:30/6pm, starting 9/5/23 in room 1006. For more info, email email@example.com.
LPC Filmmakers Association
As described in a 10/17/22 article in the LPC Express online newspaper, "The Filmmakers Association focuses on the creation of films by students, utilizing resources provided by both students and the school. The process involves everything from pitching story ideas, screenwriting and compiling the sound and camera crew, to casting actors, location scouting, production and post-production." Meetings are every Friday from 3-5 in room 713. Email for more info: LPCFilmAssociation@gmail.com.
Moonlight Movies Fall 2023 series at LPC!
- "Lady Bird" Wed. 9/6, 7-9:30
- "Donnie Darko" Thurs. 10/12, 7-9:30
- "The Last Black Man in San Francisco" Wed. 11/8, 7-9:30
- "It's a Wonderful Life" Thurs. 12/7, 7-9:30
Watch movies in the big beautiful LPC amphitheater under the stars! The LPC community and local public is invited to these free events. Light refreshments will be available - free and for purchase. Bring a blanket/jacket!