2016-2017 CCA IV: Films of Orson Welles

2016-2017 CCA IV: Films of Orson Welles

Films of Orson Welles

Orson Welles (1915–1985) was a writer, actor, director, and producer, whose first film, Citizen Kane, sits atop the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 Greatest Movies. This fourth and final CCA of the 2016-2017 academic year will explore Welles’ 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.