Professor Forsyth will discuss some of the ways, over the last century, films have been a key part of political struggles and movements. Then, go on to consider ways scholars, critics and spectators have understood, interpreted and explored the political meanings of the films we watch.
SCOTT FORSYTH teaches in both the Department of Cinema & Media Arts and the Department of Political Science. His research interests include the cultural politics of the Left, Hollywood history, Canadian film, imperialism and global cinema. He is editor of the film studies journal CineAction.