SAM Seminar: The Square Screen: A Reflection on Unhip Cinema of the 1960s

When:17 Aug 2016, 5:30pm - 7pm
Venue:Cinema 327, Robert Webster Building, UNSW Kensington
Who:Dana Polan, TISCH School of the Arts, NYU
SAM Seminar

In conjunction with the Cinematic Thinking Network

Illustrated with a variety of clips, this seminar will discuss how mainstream films of the American Sixties complicate easy divisions of the period into establishment cinema and a hip, cutting-edge alternative.

Dana Polan is a Professor of Cinema Studies at NYU and author of 8 books in film and media studies, including Power and Paranoia: History, Narrative, and the American Cinema, 1940-1950; Scenes of Instruction: The Beginnings of the U.S. Study of Film, 1915-1935; and Julia Child’s 'The French Chef'. Read more

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Robert Webster Building is located mid-way off the UNSW main walkway. Map Reference G14. Cinema 327 is located on the third floor. 

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