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[Past Event] Ascent of Cinema as Art | Livestream Zoom

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Course Description:

Originally a product of scientific endeavor, cinema has become an unstoppable medium of mass entertainment, attracting billions of worshippers across the globe. Film historian Gary Shapiro explores the rise of the American motion picture, from its infancy in the late 19th century into the Golden Age of Hollywood.


Tuition: $45.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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Tuesdays, Aug. 29; Sept. 5, 12, 19 *4:00 - 5:30pm* (4 sessions)


Course will meet via Zoom and will NOT be recorded or available for viewing later. A Zoom link will be emailed to each participant prior to the class session.


Gary Shapiro has been an educator for 30 years and teaches Film Appreciation and Broadcast History at Monterey Peninsula College. A broadcaster for over four decades, he is the longtime host of "From the Bookshelf," a radio program featuring interviews with authors and celebrities.