“La La Land” is an Indie! What IS an Independent film?

Introduction I have wondered exactly what constitutes an independent (indie) film, and how to know that a film is an indie. Hard to tell just by watching a film.   At the start we may see on screen the familiar theme of a well-known studio, such as Universal. Following that are shown one or more other companies.  … More “La La Land” is an Indie! What IS an Independent film?