ENV 598b/FILM 423/AMST364 () / 2022-2023

Documentary and the Environment

Note: this course information is for the 2022-2023 academic year, not the current academic year (2021-2022).
Credits: 3

Spring 2023: O, T - 3:30-5:20; M -7pm-10pm, Yale College tbd

Survey of documentaries about environmental issues, with a focus on Darwin's Nightmare (2004), An Inconvenient Truth (2006), Food, Inc. (2009), GasLand (2010), and related films. Brief historical overview, from early films such as The River (1937) to the proliferation of environmental film festivals.

This course meets during the Reading period: the week between the last week of classes and finals week