Class hours: 3 lecture
Comments: Cross-listed with HIST 250.
Description: This course examines historical events, from WWII until the present, through cinema. Significant events and turning points will be discussed, including the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, and the Cold War. Films from around the world will be examined for their context in history, as well as for their inherent cinematic qualities. The course will examine how cinema has influenced world events, as well as how world events have shaped the direction of cinema.