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January 28, 2014  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds

These notes accompany screenings of Alfred Hitchcock’s </em>The Birds</a> on January 29, 30, and 31 in Theater 3.</p>

The Birds. 1963. USA. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Tippi Hedren and a feathered friend in The Birds. 1963. USA. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

In his seminal study of Alfred Hitchcock, critic Robin Wood focuses on the director’s career-long apprehension that civilization rests precariously on a very thin layer of what we accept as reality, but which covers a foreboding, underlying chaos.