We study the most important art form of the
20th century in depth.
As a cinema studies major, you will study the history, theory, and criticism of film. Many of our students also take courses in film production and screenwriting to better understand the art of film.
Dean for global strategy and international programs was awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.
Her senior thesis project was instrumental to her growth as a filmmaker.
See our complete list of awards and awardees for Film, New Media, Cinema Studies, Playwriting/Screenwriting, and Media Studies.
Purchase College launched a transnational film exchange program in which film students at Purchase College worked alongside film students in France, Burkina Faso, and Benin.
Documentary filmmaker has carved a niche profiling offbeat figures hiding in plain sight.
Alumni Chris Cabin, Andrew Jupin, Stephen Sajdak, and Eric Szyszka have been watching movies, and humorously criticizing them, since their days at Purchase.