Film and Media Studies 372: “Mean Streets and Raging Bulls”: The Silver Age of Cinema

Credits 4

In tracing film history from the demise of the studio, students in this course will study the all too brief era known as the American cinema'92s '93silver age,'94 during which maverick film school directors made deeply personal and remarkably influential films. Texts will likely include works by Coppola, DePalma, Friedkin, Altman, Allen, Polanski, Bogdanovich, Kubrick, Malick, and Scorsese. Lectures, discussions, a big research paper, an oral presentation, and weekly film screenings.

Distribution Area
Students entering prior to Fall 2024: Humanities (HU DIST)