Throughout history propaganda has moved individuals and civilizations to do the unimaginable. Understanding the history of propaganda helps to reveal how our susceptibility came to be.
When sound first came on the scene, filmmakers were eager to take advantage of this new technology to captivate and manipulate audiences in innovative ways.
The cinema is a bastion of societal reflection. 1950's Hollywood beautifully captured the growing unrest among classes, races, and a troubled youth boiling beneath a repressed, conformist society.
Looking at the history and trends of documentary films, we seek to uncover just how real is the "real" in documentary films, and what new filmmakers are doing about it.
Revisions to classic fairy tales often hide a rich past of instructive, though morbid, lessons taught through the prominent use of cannibalism.
In Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Steven Spielberg captivates moviegoers' curiosity by masterfully balancing the seen and unseen.