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Portland State University Film Program Named One of MovieMaker Magazine's Best Film Schools
Author: Carlos Aguilar, MovieMaker
Posted: July 28, 2017

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The Best Film Schools in the U.S. and Canada 2017: Film Programs to Shape You Into the Next Moviemaking All-Star

Outstanding Theory and Criticism Training: Portland State University 

Portland State University shines when it comes to teaching film history, but the production classes are no slouch, either. Photograph by Peter Simon

Forget about basic “film history”—the in-depth courses at PSU are sure to inspire academic curiosity. Suzanne Gray, marketing and communications manager at the school, calls the “strong curriculum and faculty” in the criticism arena a major attraction. A sample of course options: “Forbidden Love in Israeli Film,” “Transnational Stardom,” “Danish Films from Dreyer to Dogme” and “Disney: Gender, Race, and Empire.” There’s a class on the theory and practice of the remake, another on music videos, one on mockumentaries… and the list goes on. 

Carlos Aguilar, MovieMaker Magazine, July 19, 2017