HIST 250 - Film and World
History Since WWII
Class hours: 3 lecture
Comments: Cross-listed with ART 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.