80's American Independent Film

Schools of Public Engagement: Communication

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

80's American Independent Film

Fall 2022

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: Communication (NCOM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: November 13, 2022 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 7, 2022 (Wednesday)

Seats Available: No

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: 8:32am 8/14/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Building: Online Course

Room: 999

Date Range: 11/7/2022 - 12/18/2022