How To Watch a Documentary

1 - 4 pm | Elders Room

ENJOY DOCUMENTARIES but wonder how to tell what’s true and what is the filmmaker’s projection of the truth? A one-off class will provide some background in ‘how to watch a documentary film.’

Join Jack Burton, former Film Study instructor, and learn how to watch a documentary and get even more out of it.

Using Defiant Requiem, the story of Jews in Thieresenstadt who learned and performed Verdi’s Requiem, you’ll acquire some film vocabulary as well as guidelines that will help you assess a documentary film.

November 13, from 1-4 pm,  in Elders Room (sign-up in the foyer or contact Jack at