American Graffiti (1973): The Countercultural Hollywood Renaissance (video essay)

George Lucas’ American Graffiti is film very much indebted to this concept of counterculture; in terms of its setting (1960s America) and the context surrounding it (being part of the ‘New Hollywood’ movement). Jacob Foster explores these influences.

Jacob Foster

Videos: 2


Creators on Film History


Gender, Sexuality & Identity


Ideology


Influences


The Story Behind...


Theme


Teen & Coming of Age


George Lucas


American Graffiti