Film Noir Discussion Series – Online Discussion via ZOOM

Thursday, July 16

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we weave through the dangerous back alleys and hairpin turns of Hollywood and into the world of Film Noir.¬† Let’s talk about the characteristics of the genre, such as cynical heroes, femmes fatale; no-nonsense dialogue, a sense of menace other characteristics that makes these films so compelling so riveting.

Watch the films beforehand on Kanopy, anytime, at your convenience, then join us for an afternoon conversation on Zoom about the film – if you would like to attend, please send a request to receive a Zoom invitation and link to

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This week’s film to be discussed – Sudden Fear (click title for Kanopy link)

“In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance). She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her with the help of his lover (Gloria Grahame).” – Kanopy