Cinema 122

Identity in American Film

A critical study of how American identity is formed in relation to American cinema. Areas of investigation include race, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, and ethnicity. Screening and analysis of films will be undertaken to investigate how select films reflect, celebrate, modify, and criticize mainstream American values.

Off campus programs may be required.

3 hours lecture, 3 units of credit

Transfer acceptability: CSU; UC