The Film Experience - Lecture 15 (2007): Film in the 1970s, Part I

Note: This video is from the Fall 2007 class. This lecture discusses dramatic changes in American film of the late 60s and early 70s: the end of the studio era, social transformation, and television as the new consensus medium. Outline - Transformations and subversion - Directors - Actors - Style and endings - Dissenting genres - Social history - Vietnam war - Assassinations - JFK, LBJ, Nixon - Watergate - Film and Television - A new consensus medium - Two versions of MASH


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