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The Story of Film: An Odyssey

Event: The Story of Film: An Odyssey
Episodes 89: 19651979
Sun, Sept 30 | 1 PM

19651969: New Waves Sweep Around the World
The 1960s were dazzling in cinema around the world. In Hollywood, legendary cinematographer Haskell Wexler reveals how documentary influenced mainstream movies. Easy Rider and 2001: A Space Odyssey signal a new era in America film. We also discover the films of Roman Polanski, Andrei Tarkvosky, and Nagisa Oshima. Black African cinema is born, and we talk to the Indian master director Mani Kaul.

19671979: New American Cinema
American cinema matured in the late 1960s and 1970s. Buck Henry, writer of The Graduate, talks about movie satire of the time. Paul Schrader reveals his thoughts on his existential screenplay for Taxi Driver. Writer Robert Towne explores the dark ideas in his Chinatown, and director Charles Burnett talks about the birth of black American cinema.

(122 mins., video)
Date and time:September 30, 2012
1:00 PM
Location:Wexner Center Film/Video Theater
Contact:Ticket Office
Phone Number:614-292-3535
Event category:Wexner Center
Event Type:Film

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