The American Dream – National Identity in Changing Times
The land of freedom and opportunity, from-rags-to-riches, God’s own country –these are just a few of the names used to describe the United States. But how true are they? What does the American Dream tell us about the changing United States?
This workshop gives easy online access to a playlist of selected film clips from the 1940s till today. This visual material provides an interesting frame for discussion on the ever-changing images of American national identity and the American Dream.
This workshop hopes to inspire all those interested in discovering the multifaceted ways the United States expresses its national identity through film.