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The Rom-Com and Chicago
In this online course, discover 5 romantic comedy traits that no one talks about
Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back. The meet-cute. The happy ending.
You've experienced these situations in hundreds of romantic comedies, including those set in Chicago:
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
While You Were Sleeping
Never Been Kissed
But what about the genre's use of music, senior advisors, and its hints of pain and revenge?
These rarely discussed traits of the rom-com—and a few others—are the subject of this 4-session, fully online course, offered exclusively through Chicago Movie Tours.
Feb. 20, 27, Mar 6, 13
4:00 PM (CT)
Approx. 25 spots
Zoom and Spaces
ONLY 25 SPOTS AVAILABLE!
What You'll Learn
General features and history of the romantic comedy
5 oft-ignored traits of the genre and why they exist
Classic and contemporary examples of the genre
The city's functions within Chicago-based rom-coms
What You'll Get
Live, interactive classes
Real-time participation options
Small class size
Replay of live classes
Shareable completion certificate
Join other learners with common interests
Get university-level instruction (without grades!)
Enhance your media literacy
Interact in real time with real people
Share a unique experience (no one else offers this course!)
Hi, I'm Kelli. I'm the founder of Chicago Movie Tours and the instructor for this course.
I’ve been creating and teaching courses like The Rom-Com and Chicago for more than 15 years. I did so first, as a film professor and now, as a public speaker and tour guide.
One of my favorite subjects to teach is comedy, and aside from shock humor, I enjoy most comedy types, including:
Satire and sketch
What's your favorite comedy category?
I'm eager to hear your answer as we delve together into the Romantic Comedy, a mainstay in Hollywood's comedy arsenal since the 1930s.
I look forward to seeing you in class!
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