General Description: This course offers the study of American society through the lens of popular culture, specifically film and the arts. This course will focus on a study of the history of film. Beginning at the dawn of the 20th century, students will follow the development of film and the rise of popular culture, while examining how historical events influenced and were influenced by film and the arts. We will finish with a look at where film and the arts seem to be headed as we blaze a path into the 21st century.

Equipment of be provided by Student: None