A Road Scholar Program by Alan Wenzel
The 1960s was a decade of social, political, and cultural upheaval in the United States and was also a tumultuous time for Hollywood. A series of changes within the movie industry that began in the 1950s and continued through the following decade resulted in a different kind of movie being made by the end of the 1960s. The movies of 1967, in particular, reflected the culmination of forces at work in the American entertainment industry that would forever change films made in the United States. This program examines three significant movies from 1967 that illustrated the social ferment of the time and shaped the future of Hollywood films: In the Heat of the Night
This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Jamie Stout, 217-786-2430.