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Wednesday 10 January 2018 | 7pm-9pm |10 sessions (there will not be a half term break) Tutor: Nick Furze | Canterbury campus | £105 This course will provide an introduction to the work of various filmmakers, studios and genres of American Cinema. This course will cover five sections, with each section consisting of a two hour lecture, and then on the following week a screening and discussion. Topics covered will include:
The émigré directors – a look at the areas of filmmakers such as Hurwtiz and Wilder who moved to Hollywood to escape the Nazis, and their influence.
The American New Wave – a study of the New-Wave filmmakers, and how they managed to create a new style of filmmaking from within Hollywood.
Road and Town Movies – an analysis of American Journeys and depictions of the small town in American film.
Sundance and Indiewood – the influence of the Sundance film festival on American Independent Cinema.
The Studio System: how Hollywood functioned in its “Golden Age” and how it continues to change into the twenty first century.
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