THE OBSCENE, INDECENT & OFFENSIVE IN HOLLYWOOD: WHAT HAYS WROUGHT

A Two-part free ZOOM Course on Mondays: August 10 & 17 at 2:00 PM
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There was a time in Hollywood when some furnishings simply vanished, including double beds and toilets.  According to the Hays Code, the studios had to protect the public, especially America’s youth, from the dangers of immorality.  This course will trace the early calls for film censorship in the 1890’s to the 1934 code that changed Hollywood for decades. We’ll conclude with an examination of pre-WWII films that refrained from capturing what was occurring in Hitler’s Germany.

Instructor: Riva Gambert, EBIJFF Director.

For questions regarding the course, please email rivagambert@gmail.com.

Sponsors: EBIJFF in partnership with Contra Costa JCC, and Cong.B’nai Shalom.

Dates & Times
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Mon, Aug 17
2:00 pm

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Mon, Aug 10
2:00 pm

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