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Arts & American Culture: Movies & Society

An overview of how the arts & popular culture deeply impacted American society.

Movies & Society

Ever since its inclusion in the late 19th century, the moving picture has often been used and seen as a reflection of the condition of American society as a whole. Through the use of the moving image, filmmakers and actors have used the art of film to convey their own worldviews on current events, politics, and the viewpoints of others.

How film transforms the way we see the world

Further Sources

The Art of Overanalyzing Movies