The nine-week course will run on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30 pm between February 17th and April 14th – nine sessions in total – at UH’s De Havilland Campus (Room N108).
This specialist and informal course in Film Studies will consider underground, experimental and cross-over cinema from across the globe. Focusing on the low-budget, the controversial and the (sometimes) avant-garde aesthetic of indie cinema alongside case studies of significant director-auteurs, close textual analysis, highlighting a rejection of traditional film language and production.
Areas covered include: US Underground Cinema Traditions, Contemporary US Indie Authors and Traditions, Trash and Cult Cinema, Art-Horror and Exploitation, Cinema of Transgression, the Avant-Garde and British/European Independents.
Directors covered include: Gregg Araki, Richard Kelly, Agnes Varda, Paul Morrissey, Michael Haneke, Takashi Miike and Richard Linklater, and film such as: Before Sunrise (A HUGE favourite of mine!) Little Miss Sunshine, Vagabond, The Happiness of the Katakuris, Hustler White and Donnie Darko.
Cost: £90 Full / £70 Concessions
To book your place, please contact the Box Office:
Telephone: +44 (0) 1707 281127
Email: [email protected]
Monday to Friday, 10.00am – 4.00pm
All are very welcome to what should be a very informative and entertaining course…!