- Singer announces that this session will continue the discussion of the last 2 weeks, which included an introduction to the philosophy of film; watching Beauty & the Beast (an archetype of what Cocteau calls "the poetry of film"); and discussion of the distinction between realist and formalist schools.
- Singer mentions the work of the American philosopher William James.
- Singer continues discussion of Beauty & the Beast.
- Singer reviews the Disney version of Beauty & the Beast, which draws on Cocteau's version to some degree.
- Emily begins presentation on Citizen Kane, discussing themes of alienation in the film.
- Discussion of Welles's choice of the word "Rosebud."
- Singer argues that Welles is not sympathetic to the character of Kane; students discuss whether or not they felt sympathy for the character.
- Singer discusses Welles's involvement with politics.
- Emily continues presentation with discussion of how techniques of cinematography are used to express elements of time, memory, reality, and illusion.