In this lecture, we delve into movies of varied qualities which absorbed the divisive issues of that period. The Nixon era – reactionary and repressive as it was – produced some of the most provocative, controversial and enduring American films.
Kevin Courrier is a writer/broadcaster, film critic and lecturer. He began his radio career in the eighties as co-host of the interview program
On the Arts for CJRT-FM. He moved to CBC Radio, as a producer and film critic, and now co-produces and hosts music documentaries
for CBC Radio 2. He has published five books, launched a popular online journal (Critics at Large) and teaches film courses to seniors
at Ryerson University.