Description
AMERICAN INDEPENDENT FILM
This course examines the development in the U.S. Of independently produced film as an art form, and the filmmaker as an artist, from World War II to the present. Filmmakers to be considered include Maya Deren, Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, Bruce Baillie, Hollis Frampton and others. An examination will be made of the relationships between the films studied and other forms of modern art, such as "abstract expressionism", "structuralism" and "postmodernism". This course does not include "independent" Hollywood and other commercial feature filmmaking.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Film Studies
Offering
Course
HAA 1806
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History of Art & Architecture
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Fall