ENV 598b/FILM 423/AMST364 () / 2023-2024

Documentary and the Environment

Credits: 3

Spring 2024: O, M-7pm-10:00pm; T-3:30-5:20, TBA


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