Students will study historical events and the films that portray them.  Students will then compare and contrast the historical event and the film portrayal.  Students will learn how bias and point-of-view affect how the story is told.  Students will also look at the history of Hollywood and how the motion picture industry has changed the landscape of how information is disseminated and how it affects public opinion. (one-half credit, one semester elective for grades 9-12)