Television, Cinema, and American Values

Three major players in American film and television, Nora Ephron, Norman Lear, and Sydney Pollack, discuss what values today's film and television programs convey to Americans - especially young people - and the rest of the World. What do they reveal about contemporary American values? Do they say more about who we are or about who we aspire to be? Where do the representations of Americans and the realities Americans diverge? What are the implications of the images on the big and small screens? Kurt Andersen moderates.

Festival: 2006

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