Mar 24, 2018  
Undergraduate Record 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Record 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

AMST 4470 - American Film Noir

This seminar examines the phenomenon of American Film Noir produced during the 1940s and50s. Using urban culture to frame debates about films noir, it explores the ways in which “the city” is represented as a problematic subject and a frequent resource immediately before and after World War II. The course also discusses the influences of early twentieth-century photography, American Scene art, and Abstract Expressionist painting.

Credits: 3