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UCLA Student Films: 1980s

December 15, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hugh M. Hefner Classic American Film Program present

UCLA Student Films: 1980s

The 1980s. The films during this decade suggest a diverse student body—in both experience and artistic vision—eager to explore genre and form, often with an eye to the commercial marketplace and an interest in contemporary cultural politics.




Program 1
Puppy Does Gumbo (Catherine Hardwicke, 1984)
Viva la Papier Toilette (Tony Venezia, 1980)
A Soft Warrior* (Nina Menkes, 1981)
Spanish Lesson (Ying Ying Yu, 1982)
Night Shift (Nancy Richardson, 1980)
Chicken Thing (Todd Holland, 1984)

Program 2
No Nukes (Orin Mitchell, 1983)
6:28 (Randy Haberkamp, 1980)
Frank Valert’s 150B Lighting Class Project (1982)
Savannah (Anita W. Addison, 1989)
The Choice (Joe Yng-Jaw Jiing, 1987)

Total running time: 148 min.

*Film courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.
All other films from the UCLA Film & Television Archive.

FREE admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.
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December 15, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States