Film Noir: Hollywood's Darkest Timeline

Get a thorough introduction to American film noir

  • 1 hour
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Uncover the gritty plots, seedy characters, and dangerous cities—counting Chicago!—that make up American film noir. Featuring major studio releases like The Maltese Falcon and Double Indemnity as well as B-movie fare like Detour, this program gives participants a solid overview of film noir: its French origins, cultural influences, genre problems, character types, and aesthetics.