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Las Positas College

Film Studies

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.

Career Opportunities

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:

LAS PO FILM FEST will take place at the Main Stage Theater on LPC campus on Sat. April 20th, 6-9pm. Attend the free event and/or submityour 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! SPRING 2024: the LPC Film Club currently meets EVERY TUESDAY 4-5:30/6pm, in room 1012. For more info, email

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 (same every semester). Email for more info:

Moonlight Movies Spring 2024 series at LPC!

  • "The Shape of Water" Thurs. 2/8, 6:30-9pm
  • "Memento" Wed. 3/6, 6:30-9pm
  • "Everything Everywhere All at Once" Thurs. 5/2, 6:30-9pm

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 for free. Bring a blanket/jacket!

Sponsored by the LPC Film Club, LPC Filmmakers Association, and LPC Student Government!!