Film Styles and Genres

A close study of landmark films of the late 1960s and 70s when a new generation of actors and directors transformed American movies. Syllabus will include such films as Bonnie and Clyde, The Graduate, Five Easy Pieces, The Godfather, Nashville, Mean Streets, Chinatown, Cabaret, Annie Hall.

Students will write three short essays centered on our primary films, actors or directors and will be responsible for two or three oral reports.

Prerequisite: 21L.011 or permission of the instructor.