American Film History II—Final Exam
The possible essays are:
1. According to your
class lectures, how did the studio system change from 1950-1980? How did it
change from 1980 to 2004?
2. According to Biskind,
how did the
"film school generation" (or
movie brats) change
Use examples both from class and from the Biskind book!
does the role
of the independent filmmaker change from 1950 to
2004 (as compared to the earlier period)? Use examples from Merritt and
Biskind to support your argument. (Be sure to define "independent film"
in your response!)
4. The relation between