From Race Films to Mainstream Movies: Black Films of the 1930s-1950s

GENINT 731.295
Osher (50+). In this course, we view early black films to gain insight on U.S. race relations from an African-American perspective.
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Starting at $130.00
As few as 6 weeks
0.0 Credits

About this course:

Race films--movies created mainly by African-American filmmakers for black audiences--flourished from the 1910s to the late 1940s. While hundreds of films were made, few have survived. We will watch three of these films from the first and only collection of them: Pioneers of African-American Cinema, produced in 2016. These films serve as social commentaries on the times in which they were made and include two by Oscar Micheaux: The Exile (1931) and Birthright (1938). We will also watch three movies intended for audiences of all races: Imitation of Life (1934), Stormy Weather (1943), and The Defiant Ones (1958). This course provides an opportunity to view U.S. race relations from the black perspective.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Instructor: Maria Siciliano
365524
Fee:
$130.00
54 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2019
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Notes
Plus members pay only $39 for this course. Visitors not permitted. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 8, 2019
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Tue Jan 15, 2019
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Tue Jan 22, 2019
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Tue Jan 29, 2019
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Tue Feb 5, 2019
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Tue Feb 12, 2019
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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