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  • A History of the American New Wave
    The story of the American New Wave of the 60s and 70s, its roots and inheritors. Read the entire article or skip to the subchapters below:
  1. American Independents
    The story begins with the history of independent filmmaking in America from the formation of United Artists in the silent era to the emergence of exciting new voices in the 1950s.

  2. Direct Cinema
    About the documentary movement that revolutionised non-fiction filmmaking in the 1960s.

  3. New Hollywood
    An in depth history of a Golden Era in American cinema when a brilliant new generation of filmmakers rose to prominence in Hollywood.

    1. New Hollywood 1967-1969
    2. New Hollywood 1970-1971

  4. American Contemporaries
    American New Wave inheritors from the late 1980s to the present.
    Coming soon!
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