Indie Cinema 1991: Films That Matter

Pictures (A to Z) by Director and Cast

Boyz N' the Hood

D: John Singleton
Cast: Larry Fishburne, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Bright Angel

D: Michael Fields
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Lili Taylor
Cadence

D: Martin Sheen
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Larry Fishburne
Chameleon Street

D: Wendell B. Harris
Cast: Wendell B. Harris, Angela Leslie

Daughters of the Dust

D: Julie Dash
Cast: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rodgers

Dogfight

D: Nancy Savoca
Cast: Lili Taylor, River Phoenix

The Five Heartbeats

D: Robert Townsend
Cast: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright

Haingin' with the Homeboys

D: Joseph P. Vasquez
Cast: Doug E. Doug, John Leguizamo

Homicide

D: David Mamet
Cast: Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy

House Party 2

D: Doug McHenry
Cast: Christopher Reid, George Jackson, Christoher Martin

The Indian Runner

D: Sean Penn
Cast: David Morse, Viggo Mortensen Kafka

D: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Joel Grey

Livin' Large

D: Michael Schultz
Cast: T.C. Carson

Mindwalk

D: Bernt Capra
Cast: Liv Ullmann, Sam Waterston

Mistress

D: Barry Primus
Cast: Robert Wuhl, Martin Landau

My Own Private Idaho

D: Gus Van Sant
Cast: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves
New Jack City

D: Mario Van peebles
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Ice T.
The Object of Beauty

D: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Cast: John Malkovich, Andie MacDowell

Paris Is Burning (Documentary)

D: Jennie Livingston

Pastime
(aka One Cup of Coffee)

D: Robin B. Armstrong
Cast: William Rus, Glenn Plummer

Poison

D: Todd Haynes
Cast: Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell

Rambling Rose

D: Martha Coolidge
Cast: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd

Slacker

D: Richard Linklater

Straight Out of Brooklyn

D: Matty Rich
Cast: George T. Odom, Ann D. Sanders

Trust

Hal Hartley
Cast: Adrienne Shelly, Martin Donovan