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100 Years of Hollywood: Carl Laemmle and Universal Studios For current UWest patrons only.
A Talk with Hitchcock For current UWest patrons only.
American Cinema For current UWest patrons only.

"Using clips from more than 300 of the greatest movies ever made, this series explores film history and American culture through the eyes of over 150 Hollywood insiders, including Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, and Michael Eisner. In-depth treatments present film as a powerful economic force, potent twentieth-century art form, and viable career option. American Cinema connects subjects such as history, business, and English with other studies."

Cinema Asia: China For current UWest patrons only.

"With the abyss of the Cultural Revolution far behind it, cinema in the People's Republic of China is as vital and complex as any in the world. This program examines the so-called Fifth and Sixth generations of Chinese filmmakers, exploring their thematic and stylistic differences and their varying approaches to domestic and international markets."

Cinema Asia: India For current UWest patrons only.

"While northern India's 100-year-old film industry is best known for flamboyant dance sequences and romantic plot lines, its directors have begun to step outside established formulas and explore grittier subject matter. This program surveys the world of Bollywood filmmaking, examining the personalities as well as the commercial and thematic concerns that drive central Asia's answer to Tinseltown."

Cinema Asia: Iran For current UWest patrons only.

"Forbidden to depict sex, obscenity, or violence, Iranian filmmakers carefully choose their subjects and practice skillfully indirect, allegorical storytelling. Movies featuring children-filled with intimacy and social commentary that would be harder to realize using adults-have become common."

Cinema Asia: South Korea For current UWest patrons only.

"While often dealing with pointedly Korean issues, South Korean movies and television shows have pushed beyond their domestic market and are now highly respected by audiences across Asia and the world. This program studies ways in which South Korean films have changed over the decades, profiling a new generation of Korean filmmakers and their industry's tightrope walk between a blockbuster mind-set and more introspective storytelling."

Films on Demand Videos: Film Studies For current UWest patrons only.

From our streaming video database, Films on Demand, comes over 2000 educational and documentary clips for the topic of film studies.

How Hollywood Does It - Film History & Techniques of The Directing Process For current UWest patrons only.

"How Hollywood Does It is a look at the history, techniques, movements and people who create the magic of motion pictures. This program discuss three big jobs in motion picture making; screenwriting, producing and directing."

The Art of Film For current UWest patrons only.

"This program studies the art that underlies the craft of filmmaking-a painstaking process that culminates in the take, that shared moment of concentration when everything comes together."

The Dream Pioneers: Visionaries of Science Fiction For current UWest patrons only.
The Silver Screen Revolution: American Cinema 1960-1980 For current UWest patrons only.

"Rejecting Hollywood's traditions, young American filmmakers in the 1960s forged a new cinema that held sway for two decades. This program revisits that period through detailed interviews with directors Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull) and Lee Schatzberg (The Panic in Needle Park) and production designer Dean Tavoularis (The Godfather trilogy, Apocolypse Now) Scorcese talks at length about the upheaval of the Vietnam era and the challenges of getting Mean Streets made..."