Indie Cinema 1995: Films That Matter

Picture (A to Z) by Director and Cast

The Addiction

D: Abel Ferrara
Cast: Lili Taylor Christopher Walken
Amateur

D: Hal Hartley
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Martin Donovan
American Buffalo

D: Michael Corrente
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Franz

Angus

D: Patrick Read
Cast: Johnson Charlie Talbert, George C. Scott

Bar Girls

D: Marita Giovanni
Cast: Nancy Allison Wolfe

Basketball Diaries, The

D: Scott Kalvert
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg

Before Sunrise

D: Richard Linklater
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

Blessing

D: Paul Zohrer

Blue in the Face

D: Wayne Wang, Paul Auster
Cast: Harvey Keitel, Lou Reed

Brothers McMullen, The

D: Edward Burns
Cast: Edward Burns, Mike McGlone

Celluloid Closet, The (Documentary)

D: Bob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman

Clockers

D: Spike Lee
Cast: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro
Coldblooded

D: Wallace Wolodarsky
Cast: Jason Priestley, Peter Riegert
Crossing Guard, The

D: Sean Penn
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Anjelica Huston
Dead Man Walking

D: Tim Robbins
Cast: Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon

Devil in a Blue Dress

D: Carl Franklin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Jennifer Beals

Don Juan DeMarco

D: Jeremy Leven
Cast: Marlon Brando, Johnny Depp

Doom Generation, The

D: Gregg Araki
Cast: Rose McGowan, James Duvall

Eat Drink Man Woman

D: Ang Lee
Cast: Sihung Lung, Kuei-Mei Yang

Flirt

D: Hal Hartley
Cast: Bill Sage, Parker Posey

Four Rooms (Anthology)

D: Allison Anders, Alexander Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, and Antonio Banderas

Georgia

D: Ulu Grosbard
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mare Winningham

Glass Shield, The

D: Charles Burnett
Cast: Michael Boatman, Lori Petty

Higher Learning

D: John Singleton
Cast: Omar Epps, Laurence Fishburne

Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love

D: Maria Maggenti
Cast: Laurel Holloman, Nicole Parker

Jeffrey

D: Christopher Ashley
Cast: Steven Weber, Patrick Stewart

Kicking and Screaming

D: Noah Baumbach
Cast: Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz

Kids

D: Larry Clark
Cast: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce

Last Good Time, The

D: Bob Balaban
Cast: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Olivia d'Abo

Last Summer in the Hamptons

D: Henry Jaglom
Cast: Viveca Lindfors, Victoria Foyt

Last Supper, The

D: Stacy Title
Cast: Cameron Diaz, Ron Eldard

Little Odessa

D: James Gray
Cast: Tim Roth, Edward Furlong

Living in Oblivion

D: Tom DiCillo
Cast: Steve Buscemi Catherine Keener

Mallrats

D: Kevin Smith
Cast: Shannen Doherty, Jason Lee

Mighty Aphrodite

D: Woody Allen
Cast: Mira Sorvino, Woody Allen

Moonlight and Valentino

D: David Anspaugh
Cast: Elizabeth Perkins, Whoopi Goldberg

My Family

D: Gregory Nava
Cast: Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales
Nadja

D: Michael Almereyda
Cast: Elina Lowensohn, Peter Fonda

New Jersey Drive

D: Nick Gomez
Cast: Sharron Corley, Gabriel Cassus

Notes from Underground

D: Gary Walkow
Cast: Henry Czerny, Sheryl Lee

Party Girl

D: Daisy von Scherler Mayer
Cast: Parker Posey, Omar Townsend

The Perez Family

D: Mira Nair
Cast: Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei

Picture Bride

D: Kayo Hatta
Cast: Youki kudoh, Akira takayama
Postcards from America

Safe

D: Todd Haynes
Cast: Julianne Moore, James Le Gros

Search and Destroy

D: David Salle
Cast: Griffin Dunne, Illeana Douglas

S.F.W.

D: Jefery Levy
Cast: Stephen Dorff, Reese Witherspoon
Smoke

D: Wayne Wang
Cast: Harvey Keitel, William Hurt

Swimming With Sharks

D: George Huang
Cast: Kevin Spacy, Frank Whaley
Usual Suspects, The

D: Bryan Singer
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne

White Man's Burden

D: Desmond Nakano
Cast: John Travolta, Harry Belfaonte

Wigstock: The Movie (Documentary)

D: Barry Sills