Film Noir Discussion Series – Online Discussion via ZOOM (Registration Required)

Thursday, July 30

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 – Private Property (click title for Kanopy link)

“Two homicidal Southern California drifters (played to creepy perfection by Warren Oates and Corey Allen) wander off the beach and into the seemingly-perfect Beverly Hills home of unhappy housewife Kate Manx, in this long-lost film noir gem written & directed by The Outer Limits creator Leslie Stevens.” – Kanopy