The Meaning of Movies: Looking back half a century at film

The CRAM Podcast ~ Extraordinary Ideas Unleashed

09-03-2023 • 43 mins

There’s always excitement around the Academy Awards.  It could be the celebrities, their outfits, the sheer spectacle of the show,  and of course the movies.  Since the pandemic started, movie making and movie watching have changed dramatically -  just look at the popularity of streaming services.  But movies and the film industry have always been evolving - reflecting, imagining and even forecasting changes In our world.  And perhaps most importantly, they show us who we are and who we could be.

Sarah Bay-Cheng is a lover of cinema.  Join us for an insightful and entertaining look at the meaning of movies and their impact from the 70’s to today.

Info on Guest:

Sarah Bay-Cheng is the Dean of the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, and Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies at York University. For more on Sarah’s background: https://ampd.yorku.ca/profile/sarah-bay-cheng/ Her website:  https://sarahbaycheng.net/


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