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Jessica Winter’s Top 50 Independent Films

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

The cover of Jessica Winters The Rough Guide to American Independent Film

The cover of Jessica Winter's "The Rough Guide to American Independent Film"

Of the two books that we are required to read, Jessica Winter’s “The Rough Guide to American Independent Film” (2006) lists what Winter’s to believe to be the top 50 films of the genre. It was our assignment on Thursday and Friday to read through that list in order to understand the range of films that have made an impact on the independent film community and know how they made influenced the industry.

The list goes as follows:

  • Bad Lieutenant
  • Before Sunrise
  • Before Sunset
  • Being John Malkovich
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Blood Simple
  • Boys Don’t Cry
  • Buffalo ‘66
  • Citizen Ruth (more…)