Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

FILM 585 Anatomy of a Movie II: The Independent Film

Second in a sequence intended for advanced film students. Operates as a case study of one well known, critically acclaimed film produced independently since 1968, examining the industrial, technical, cultural and artistic elements in the film's production, exhibition and reception. Topics will include the independent filmmaker as auteur, the economics of the New Hollywood, and ideology and politics of independent filmmaking, in the U.S. and abroad. Also offered as undergraduate-level credit as FILM 485 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: FILM 131 and upper division standing. Recommended: FILM 370 Film History I, II, III.
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