Instructor Biography: Kate Hearst
KATE HEARST is a cultural and film historian. Since 2011, Hearst has been teaching film as well as gender, race, and sexuality studies at various New York-based colleges, including Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia University, the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, and Brooklyn College. She has appeared on CNN’s “History of the Movies,” writes regularly for Film International, and advises the web-based series Women Film Pioneers Project (WFPP). She earned both a PhD in American history and an MFA in film from Columbia University.
Other classes taught
Barbie: Gerta Gerwig’s Visions of Womanhood or Feminism
European Women Directors of the Top Greatest Films of All Time 2022 Poll
Film Discussion: Casablanca Eighty Years Later
Film Discussion: Gertrude Bell - Queen of the Desert
Film Discussion: Journeys of a Lifetime
Film Discussion: Romantic Comedies with a Twist
Film Discussion: Interstellar (2014) and Arrival (2016), Mind Game Journeys of the Universe
Film Discussion: Nomadland & The Rider, The Cinema of Chloe Zhao
Film Discussion: The Godfather, Part One (Coppola, 1972): Assessing a Classic Fifty Years Later
Film Series - The Female Gaze: Journeys of Self-Discovery Directed by Women
Game-Changers in Cinema – Four Films Directed by Women
Hard Hitting Documentaries of 2020
Remarkable Documentaries of 2021
Remarkable Non-Fiction of 2019
The Female Gaze - Essential Documentaries Made by Women
Unforgettable First-Person Documentaries from Around the World