031B) Masterpieces of Film Noir
 

Dark alleys, double crosses, femmes fatale, and tough guys in trench coats: these are some of the elements of film noir, a uniquely American genre with a French name that captivated movie audiences across the country in the 1940s and '50s. In this Zoom discussion class, we will learn all about this exciting genre and focus on six of its greatest films, featuring some of its greatest stars, like Humphrey Bogart, Barbra Stanwyck, and Robert Mitchum.