Hollywood was riding high until their formula got to be stale. In places like Italy and France (as well as other places in the world we'll talk about soon) filmmakers were starting to break out of the mold and make daring films that challenged the idea of what movies were and what audiences wanted. In this episode of Crash Course Film History, Craig takes us through the beginnings of independent cinema.

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