American Independent Cinema: A Sight and Sound Reader / Edition 1

American Independent Cinema: A Sight and Sound Reader / Edition 1

by Jim Hillier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0851707599

ISBN-13: 9780851707594

Pub. Date: 11/15/2006

Publisher: BFI Publishing

This work examines independent cinema as an influence on European and mainstream Hollywood, combining interviews with directors, features on major genres and reviews of some key films. It adopts a broad definition of US indie film including material on Tarantino, the Coen Brothers and Gus van Sant.

Overview

This work examines independent cinema as an influence on European and mainstream Hollywood, combining interviews with directors, features on major genres and reviews of some key films. It adopts a broad definition of US indie film including material on Tarantino, the Coen Brothers and Gus van Sant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851707594
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
11/15/2006
Series:
Sight and Sound Reader Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents


1. Pioneers
2. African Americans
3. Queers
4. Miniaturists and Minimalists
5. Mavericks
6. Generics

Author Biography: Writers include leading US critics Amy Taubin, Ruby Rich, J. Hoberman and many more. In addition several new pieces provide additional context for an enormously diverse 'wave' of cinematic activity.

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