CCA IV: Films of Billy Wilder

Films of Billy Wilder

Writer, director, and producer Billy Wilder (1906-2002), an Austrian-born immigrant to America, won seven Academy Awards and was nominated eight times for best director. This fourth and final CCA of the 2017-2018 academic year will explore Wilder’s life, genius, and legacy.

About Hillsdale College

Founded in 1844, Hillsdale College is an independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of about 1,400. Its four-year curriculum leads to the bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, and it is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Hillsdale’s educational mission rests upon two principles: academic excellence and institutional independence. The College does not accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies for any of its operations.