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Week 37: Monday, June 6, 2016 - Friday, June 10, 2016
 Date Agenda
 MondayBThe Graduate (1967)
 TuesdayAThe Graduate    
 WednesdayGDROP DAY
 Thursday FThe Graduate
 FridayEThe Graduate

Week 36: Monday, May 30, 2016 - Friday, June 3, 2016
 Date Agenda
 Monday
NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
 TuesdayFThe Social Network
 WednesdayEThe Social Network- scene analysis    
 Thursday DThe Social Network- scene presentation
 FridayCThe Social Network- scene presentation

Week 35: Monday, May 23, 2016 - Friday, May 27, 2016
 Date Agenda
 Monday
NO CLASS
 Tuesday
Discuss Silver Linings Playbook
 Wednesday
Episode of The Story of Film
 Thursday AEpisode of The Story of Film;  For Monday, watch The Social Network (2010)
 FridayGDROP DAY

Week 34: Monday, May 16, 2016 - Friday, May 20, 2016
 Date Agenda
 MondayECoen Brother's True Grit (2010);  Juniors: For Monday, watch David O'Russell's Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
 TuesdayDTrue Grit
 WednesdayCTrue Grit
 ThursdayBTrue Grit
 Friday
Seniors: Final Exam;  Juniors: NO CLASS - Junior Retreat; For Monday, watch Silver Linings Playbook

Week 14: Monday, May 9, 2016 - Friday, May 13, 2016
 Date Agenda
 MondayCHayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001)
 TuesdayBPeter Weir's The Truman Show (1998)
 WednesdayAThe Truman Show
 Thursday GDROP DAY
 FridayFThe Truman Show

Week 13: Monday, May 2, 2016 - Friday, May 6, 2016
 Date Agenda
 MondayAMilos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975); Homework: Short response (Due Wed.- see Google Classroom)
For next Monday, watch 
Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001)
 TuesdayGDROP DAY
 WednesdayFDUE: Short ResponseWoody Allen's Annie Hall (1977)
 Thursday EAnnie Hall
 FridayDAnnie Hall; For Monday, watch Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001)

Week 12: Monday, April 25, 2016 - Friday, April 29, 2016
 Date Agenda
 MondayEHitchcock's Rear Window (1954); Homework: Blog post --> Breakfast at TIffany's  /  Cool Hand Luke /  Dr. Strangelove
 TuesdayDRear Window;  For next Monday, watch Milos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
 WednesdayCRear Window
 Thursday BRear Window
 FridayANO CLASS - Early Dismissal     For next Monday, watch Milos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Week 11: Monday, April 11, 2016 - Friday, April 15, 2016
 Date Agenda
 MondayCOn the Waterfront, Discussion questions; Homework: Read Robert Sklar's short essay on On the Waterfront
 TuesdayBOn the Waterfront
 WednesdayAUnit 6: Postwar Challenges to the Movies
 ThursdayGDROP DAY
 FridayFPostwar Challenges to the Movies (continued); Over vacation, watch ONE of the following three films:
  - Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961, Dir. Blake Edwards)
  - Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
(1964, Dir. Stanley Kubrick)
  - Cool Hand Luke (1967, Dir. Stuart Rosenburg) 


Week 10: Monday, April 4, 2016 - Friday, April 8, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday A Citizen Kane, Discussion questions;  Homework: Blog post
 Tuesday G DROP DAY
 Wednesday F Gene Kelly and Stanley Donan's Singin' in the Rain (1952)
For next Monday's class, watch Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954)   Questions to prepare for discussion
 Thursday E Singin' in the Rain
 Friday D Singin' in the Rain; For Monday's class, watch On the Waterfront (1941)  Questions to prepare for discussion

Week 9: Monday, March 28, 2016 - Friday, April 1, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F NO SCHOOL -- Easter Monday
 Tuesday E Orson Welles's Citizen Kane- If absent, email me so that I can let you know what to watch at home;
Homework: By Friday's class, review the Unit 5 presentation and watch the three accompanying clips
 Wednesday D Citizen Kane
 Thursday C Citizen Kane;  Seniors: Finish watching Citizen Kane for homework since you will not be in class tomorrow
 Friday B Citizen Kane

Week 8: Monday, March 21, 2016 - Friday, March 25, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday C NO SCHOOL -- Snow Day
 Tuesday B Film analysis
 Wednesday A Film analysis
 Thursday G DROP DAY
 Friday
NO SCHOOL -- Good Friday

Week 7: Monday, March 14, 2016 - Friday, March 18, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday A Film analysis
 Tuesday G DROP DAY
 Wednesday F Film analysis
 Thursday E QUIZ: Film Terms; Film analysis;
Homework: Close Analysis of a Scene from Casablanca (see Google Classroom- Due Wednesday)
 Friday D Film analysis

Week 6: Monday, March 7, 2016 - Friday, March 11, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday E Michael Curtiz's Casablanca (1942);  Homework: Reviews of Casablanca (see Google Classroom)
 Tuesday D NO CLASS - Lenten Reconciliation Service
 Wednesday C DUE: Reviews of Casablanca;  Casablanca
 Thursday B Casablanca
 Friday
NO SCHOOL

Week 5: Monday, February 29, 2016 - Friday, March 4, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B Chaplin's City Lights (1931); For next Monday, watch Michael Curtiz's Casablanca (1942)
 Tuesday A City Lights
 Wednesday
City Lights
 Thursday G DROP DAY
 Friday F City Lights;  For Monday, watch Casablanca

Week 4: Monday, February 22, 2016 - Friday, February 26, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Unit 3: World Silent and Early Sound Film; Fritz Lang's M (1931);
Homework- For Wednesday's class, read the following sections in Chapter 4: Escapism (p 90), The Studio System (pp 90-94), Glorious Technicolor (p 96), John Ford (pp 97-99), Howard Hawks (pp 99-101), Hitchcock in Hollywood (pp 101-103), The Lubitsch Touch (pp 105-107) ***Notes optional
 Tuesday E Unit 3 (Unit 3 continued)
 Wednesday D DUE: Chapter 4 Reading (Part One); Unit 4: The Hollywood Studio System in the 1930s and Early 1940s;
Homework- For Friday's class, read the following sections in Chapter 4: Orson Welles in Hollywood (pp 108-112), Frank Capra (pp 112-113), George Cukor (pp 113-114), Preston Sturges (pp 116-117), John Huston (p 121), William Wyler (pp 121-122), Walt Disney (pp 126-128), Gone With The Wind (pp 133-134) ***Notes optional
 Thursday C Unit 4 (continued)
 Friday
DUE: Chapter 4 Reading (Part Two); Unit 4 (continued)

Week 3: Monday, February 8, 2016 - Friday, February 12, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday D NO SCHOOL - Snow Day
 Tuesday C Unit 2: The Birth of an American Industry; Buster Keaton's The General (1926)
 Wednesday B Unit 2
 Thursday A Unit 2;  For Monday after vacation, watch Fritz Lang's M (1931)    Questions to prepare you for discusion
 Friday G DROP DAY

Week 2: Monday, February 1, 2016 - Friday, February 5, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B Unit 1: The Invention of Movies; For next Monday's class, watch Buster Keaton's The General (1926)
 Tuesday A The Invention of Movies (continued)
 Wednesday G DROP DAY
 Thursday F Edwin S. Porter's The Great Train Robbery (1913) and Georges Méliès's A Trip to the Moon  (1902)
 Friday E Unit 2: The Birth of an American Industry; For Monday, watch Keaton's The General

Week 1: Friday, January 29, 2016
 Date
  Agenda
 Friday C Course Introduction; Homework: Enroll in Google Classroom: Enroll code hser49