The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER
Contraband (1940), 92 mins.
One of the classic early collaborations between the British director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Contraband is an entertaining espionage thriller set in London during the first year of World War II. Also known as Blackout for its U.S. release. Read more
Collective social action movements have been a part of American life since the nation's earliest days whether spontaneous expressions of dissent or high-reaching attempts to change society. While protest movements are not an exclusively American phenomenon, our ability to express dissent has become a defining characteristic of our American identity, rights, and freedoms. Read more