Sklar, 18 and 19


18. Personal Film

Can feature filmmaking commodify personal film strategies?

1. individual production as a mode

2. avant garde: Deren; Brakhage; Warhol


19. Nadir/Revival

1. Why does Sklar view the 70s as a return to a more golden age for Hollywood filmmaking?

2. Why is it logical that directors would attain so much importance in a contemporary industry?

3. What was the change in distribution patterns at this time? Why did the system sustain major auteurs?