Dinner and a Movie: The Prestige pt 2

Geoff Klock at Berg'n

Wed, Jun 22 at 8 p.m.   |   90 minutes


Christopher Nolan directed Memento, Interstellar, Inception, and the Christian Bale Batman movies. But his best movie remains the little seen Prestige, the OTHER movie that came out that season about dueling 19th century magicians. Join me for a two part class where we watch the film free from spoilers, pausing every once an a while to discuss how it's really a meditation on the art of filmmaking itself. Get there early and grab dinner!

This is a two-part class, the first part is on June 15th.

Teacher: Geoff Klock

Geoff Klock has a doctorate from Oxford and is a professor at BMCC-CUNY. He teaches philosophy (mostly the philosophy of art), Shakespeare, canonical poetry in English, parables, and film (mostly movies about movies, and David Lynch). He is the author of four academic books on things like television shows and superheroes and has been cited 290 times.


Venue: Berg'n
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