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Lewis Course Descriptions

English 245 The New American Cinema

This class focuses on post-ratings system Hollywood (1968-present). Of interest are the important films and filmmakers as well as important developments and changes in the movie industry.

Films screened for this class include:
The Godfather (Coppola, 1972)
Mean Streets (Scorsese, 1973)
Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976)
The Exorcist (Friedkin, 1973)
Jaws (Spielberg, 1975)
Apocalypse Now (Coppola, 1979)    
JFK (Stone, 1991)
Pulp Fiction (Tarantino, 1993)
Fargo (Coen, 1996)
The Big Lebowski (Coen, 1998)
The Thin Red Line (Malick, 1998)
Fight Club (Fincher, 1999)
Elephant (van Sant, 2003)
The Hurt Locker (Bigelow, 2009)

Writing 407/507 Screenwriting Workshop

An advanced  screenwriting workshop modeled after a Hollywood studio story department.

Contact Info

Writing, Literature, & Film 238 Moreland Hall 541.737.3244
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