The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER
A Canterbury Tale (1944), 124 mins.
A Canterbury Tale is set in the English countryside during the tumult of the Second World War and follows three modern day incarnations of Chaucer’s pilgrims. The film builds to a majestic climax that ranks as one of Powell and Pressburger’s greatest achievements. 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