Cost: $36.00 for 1 session(s)

Type: In Person

Category: No Categories

Instructor: holds advanced degrees in American literatures and cultures and Information Science.

David Yetman and Janos Wilder

A virtual lunch date hosted by David Yetman, host of In the Americas and The Desert Speaks on PBS and Janos Wilder, recipient of the James Beard Award and chef/owner of Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails.

Friday, Oct 2, noon – 12:30 pm (AZ time)
Small Town and the Big Screen: The Early History of Tucson in Cinema
This session will provide an overview of the early days of cinema production and exhibition in Tucson, with clips from silent and sound films and a layout of Tucson’s downtown theatre-scape for both English and Spanish language cinema. We’ll trace representations of space, place, and identity in the first 40 years of Tucson onscreen.
Instructor: Jennifer Jenkins


Co-sponsored by the University of Arizona
Southwest Center and the Desert
Laboratory on Tumamoc Hill.

Southwest Center


Register for Food for Thought – Small Town and the Big Screen

Online registration has been closed for this class. Please call (520) 777-5817 for information.