026) The Great Directors: Frank Capra
 

Frank Capra, a three-time Academy Award winner, was one of the most acclaimed and popular filmmakers of the 1930s and '40s, specializing in films that championed the common people. His happy, heartwarming movies resonated particularly well with audiences during the years of the Great Depression and World War II. Some of his films, such as It Happened One Night and It's a Wonderful Life are still known and loved by audiences today. This is a class for anyone who loves watching and discussing films that can make them feel good.  All the films for this class can either be streamed on Amazon or Netflix, or in some cases, are available for free or for a small fee on the internet.