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UCLA Student Films: 1960s-1970s

I Lost it at the Movies
November 23, 2019 - 7:30 pm


The 1960s-’70s. Popular culture, manifested in rock music and movies, increasingly became subjects for student filmmakers wishing to create an ironic distance between themselves and the work of the entertainment industry. The counterculture both embraced outsiders who were victims of social norms, and sought alternative lifestyles that eschewed the norms of mainstream society.

There will be a 30-minute Q&A with filmmakers and intermission between Program 1 and 2.

Program 1

UCLA Fine Arts Presents  (Gary Essert, 1965) 

Coming Soon  (Bill Norton, 1966) 

Opus One  (Colin Higgins, 1968) 

Truly Right  (Bill Norton, Steve Rosen, 1968)

Fly Away  (Bill Kerby, 1968) 

Yin and Yang  (Laurence Davis, 1966) 

Two-Stroke City  (Eric Thiermann, 1970) 

Wendy  (Don Goodman, 1966) 

I Lost It at the Movies  (Diana Gould, 1967) 

Light Years  (J. David Wyles, 1966)

KM 400  (David Macdougall, 1966)

Program 2

Ella  (Alberto Giraldo, 1965) 

I Don't Know  (Penelope Spheeris, 1970) *

Punkin  (Gail Falkenberg, 1970)

Free Growth  (Alan Gorg, 1970)


* Preserved by the Academy Film Archive. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.


Films provided by UCLA Film & Television Archive (unless otherwise noted). Total running time
: 174 min.