Ancient World, Modern Media

Meetings are every other Wednesday 3-5pm

All films are shown with English subtitles unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2020

Hercules (1997)


Wed, Jan 29, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker


The son of Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.
Click here for more info on this film at IMDb.
Troy (2004)


Wed, Feb 12, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Directed By Wolfgang Peterson


An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.
Click here for more info on this film at IMDb.
Orfeo Negro (1959) Black Orpheus


Wed, Feb 26, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Directed by Marcel Camus


A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.
Click here for more info on this film at IMDb.
I, Claudius (1976) 2 episodes


Wed, Mar 11, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Directed by Herbert Wise


The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.
Click here for more info on this film at IMDb.
Sign of the Cross (1932)


Wed, Apr 8, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Directed by Cecil B. DeMille


A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero.
Click here for more info on this film at IMDb.
Gladiator (2000)


Wed, Apr 22, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Directed by Ridley Scott


A former Roman General sets out to exact vengeance against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family and sent him into slavery.
Click here for more info on this film at IMDb.

Past Semester's Films