80's American Independent Film

Schools of Public Engagement: Media

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
80's American Independent Film
Fall 2023
Taught By: Anthony Kaufman
Section: A

CRN: 14449

Credits: 1

This short term intensive course looks at the genesis and rapid growth of American independent film in the 1980s, focusing on the varying artistic, political and industrial concerns during these formative years for filmmakers working outside the Hollywood system. Key filmmakers, movements, and films will include Jim Jarmusch (Stranger than Paradise) and No Wave Cinema, Charles Burnett (Killer of Sheep) and the L.A. Rebellion, Lizzie Borden (Working Girls) and feminist films, and breakthrough auteurs Steven Soderbergh (sex, lies and videotape) and Spike Lee (She's Gotta Have It).

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Media (MED)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: November 12, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 6, 2023 (Wednesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:30pm EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Building: Online Course
Room: 999
Date Range: 11/6/2023 - 12/17/2023