Black Films of the 1960s-1970s
Osher (50+). In this course, we watch full-length movies and discuss race relations.
About this course:This is the second in a series of movies focused on African-American themes and actors. In the last course, we looked at both popular and race films of the 1930s to 1950s. In this course, we watch six classic movies, three each from the 1960s and 1970s, respectively. Movies include To Kill a Mockingbird, Raisin in the Sun, In the Heat of the Night, Cotton Comes to Harlem, Super Fly, and Shaft; and provide an opportunity to view U.S. race relations from a black perspective.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Plus members pay only $39 for this course. Visitors not permitted.
You must be at least 50 years old and a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course.