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Classic Crime Cinema: Abductions, Hijackings, and Hostages

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ClassGraphic In this Classic Crime Cinema series, we will examine the motives and mental states of criminals who commit kidnappings and hijackings for purposes of ransom, extortion, revenge, or terrorism. Such crimes usually involve the taking of hostages or prisoners who are threatened with violence unless the demands of the perpetrators are met. In some cases, the murder of innocent victims results unless the perpetrators are stopped by law enforcement. This study group will watch, discuss, and study films - some fictional, others depicting true incidents. Also, we will read relevant articles before each session to enhance the post-film discussion. Among the films to be discussed are: The Taking Of Pelham 1-2-3, Dog Day Afternoon, United 93, Argo, Collateral, and Captain Phillips. Join us as we view these timely and suspenseful films and participate in the stimulating discussions.

Class Details

14 Session(s)
Weekly - Thu

Wieboldt Hall

MultipleInstructor :
1.Steve Greska2.William McGuffage 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/9/2023 - 6/8/2023 Weekly - Thu 01:15 PM - 04:15 PM Chicago, Wieboldt Hall  Map William McGuffage  ; Steve Greska 
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