Film 101 with Cole Smithey: American Independent Cinema

BreakingModern — This time on Film 101 with Cole Smithey, I’m presenting the best of the American independent cinema genre. Check out the recommendations in my short form video below. You’ll find clips from such films as Dennis Hopper’s Easy Rider (1969), Kent Mackenzie’s The Exiles (1961), Ray Ashley and Morris Engel’s Little Fugitive (1953), John Sayles’ Matewan (1987) and John Cassavetes’ A Woman Under the Influence (1974). Now you know what to watch on your next big movie night.

Film 101 with Cole Smithey: Exclusive to BreakingModern

For BMod, I’m Cole Smithey.

Check out all my film genre recommendations here.

Cover image: Shot from Dennis Hopper’s “Easy Rider,” via Film 101 with Cole Smithey

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Cole Smithey covers film, produces video and new media at BreakingModern. Follow him on Twitter @colesmithey.

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