OSHR 1411 - In the Director's Seat III: 3 Directors' Work from Beginning to Now

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

This popular film studies class is back for a third round! Join Hollywood veteran filmmaker Trai Cartwright as she leads the conversation about a range of films that changed our culture and the industry of filmmaking. Our journey this time will explore the path of three of Hollywood's biggest directors who all started their careers at the same time and grew to be huge influences on one another: Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, and George Lucas.

First we'll watch "Jaws," then have a look at "Lincoln;" Marty's films will include "Mean Streets" and "Hugo;" and finally for Lucas, it's "American Graffiti" and "Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith." The connections between young and old endeavors will delight and amaze as we look closely at just how their artistic vision and relationships evolved.

See you at the movies!

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

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