What is a Western? Film Series

This ongoing series explores the wide range of movies that can be considered Westerns, and the ways in which they shape our understanding of the American West. Each screening includes a guest lecturer who will introduce the film and explains its significant in the genre.

  • Screening of The Ride Back (1957)

    Saturday, June 16, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

    Starring Anthony Quinn as Roberto Kallen, an accused killer seeking refuge in Mexico after fleeing Texas, The Ride Back tells the story of a marshal bringing in a desperado for a fair trial.