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Eric Avila discusses the spatial context of film noir and its relationship to Los Angeles. Next, Avila reviews the construction...

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March 31, 2010 | Video Lecturer:

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Eric Avila discusses the spatial context of film noir and its relationship to Los Angeles. Next, Avila reviews the construction of Dodger Stadium and it’s destruction of the surrounding urban context of Chavez Ravine. Avila critiques Mike Davis and Reyner Banham, especially their predictions of how Los Angeles will develop in the future. Avila expresses regret for the erasure of Los Angeles’ noir past, citing the recent re-development of downtown.