Francis Ford Coppola
He is one of the giants of world cinema. He went to UCLA film school after earning
a Bachelors degree from Hofstra. Coming out of film school in the 1960s, he was
one of the first round of college-trained directors to make it in Holly
Do we have censorship in this country?
What form does it take?
To prevent government involvement the MPAA an industry group created
a system of voluntary censorship in 1967.
Films can voluntarily be submitted for ratings.
About 98% of all films
There has been and explosion of films by Black Directors in the last 20
years. This can be traced to the number of Blacks in college film
programs. Spike Lee came out of NYU. USC and UCLA are also big
We can go back and look at Osca