Jul 02, 2020  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

FILM 218 - Genre: The Western


1 unit(s)
This course offers an historical and cultural exploration of the Western film genre. There is emphasis on the relationship between the Western and the central myths of the American experience. The changing nature of masculinity, the representation of violence, and the roles designated to women are addressed. The course examines Westerns directed by filmmakers D. W. Griffith, John Ford, Howard Hawks, George Stevens, John Huston, Fred Zinnemann, Sidney Poitier, Sam Peckinpah, and Clint Eastwood. Mia Mask.

Prerequisite(s): FILM 175  or FILM 209  and permission of the instructor.

Two 75-minute periods plus outside screenings.

Not offered in 2020/21.

Course Format: CLS



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)