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This edition: Immigrant Filmakers

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Hollywood has always attracted foreign directors with unique outsider perspective and filmmaking traditions, including film masters such as Otto Preminger, Billy Wilder, Alfred Hitchcock and Ang Lee. Program three presents the impact of immigrant directors not only on American cinema, but their judgment and portrayal of the American story.
The Outsider's Perspective
1942 - Ernst Lubitsch, Master of Innuendo
1944 - Otto Preminger Brings the Dark Shadows of Europe to Hollywood
1954 - Elia Kazan Redefines Acting
1958 - Alfred Hitchcock, Master of Suspense
2013 - Ang Lee Wins Oscar for Best Director