The Carter period tried to apply salve to the country's wounds over the failure of Vietnam and Nixon's resignation after Watergate. In this lecture we turn our attention to movies that sought to define the social lassitude of the times.
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.