FILM 2700: HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE PROFESSOR SHELDON SCHIFFER. MAYMESTER VERSION Office hours: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Daily Office : 25 Park Place South – Room 1023 phone : 404-413- 5623 email : [email protected] edu http:// schiffer.gsu.edu/wordpress/history. [ Lecture 9].
Modernism in Motion: European and Asian Cinema Define the Modernist Movement
Europe was devastated and the US loaned billions to rebuild it. The infrastructure for cinema culture was greatly diminished, but the demand for entertainment was there for the US to negotiate favorable terms with the Western allied countries for its Hollywood products. But how would indigenous cinema culture survive and rejuvenate under these conditions? And if so, would the happy endings and unambiguous closures of Hollywood films satisfy the survivors of the WWII apocalypse?