The Spring COMM 324-Contemporary Documentaries class is being co-taught by documentary filmmaker Steve James. Best known for his 1994 film Hoop Dreams, James has also directed several other films including Stevie and The Interrupters.
Throughout the semester the class will be joined by guest filmmakers for Q&A sessions and discussion. Guests include:
Stacey Peralta, Dogtown and Z-Boys
Adam Singer, Hoop Dreams, Stevie, Made
Louis Pepe and Keith Fulton, Lost in La Mancha
Andrew Grace, Eating Alabama
Kevin Lee, Transformers: The Premake
Jehane Noujaim, Control Room, The Square
Alex Gibney, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Lucy Walker, Devils Playground, Blindsight, Wasteland
Loyola staff and students are invited to join the class each Monday at 4:15pm to sit in on the discussion with guests. The class meets most days in Corboy 008.