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 and Rafael Parra
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 18, 2022 (Sunday)

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: 1:04pm EST 2/7/2023

Meeting Info:
Building: Online Course
Room: 999
Date Range: 11/7/2022 - 12/18/2022