I used to be the person who would go to certain classifications of movies. Anything that was labeled Independent I always thought was for the fancy French person who got something out of it that my simple non-artistic mind couldn’t possibly grasp. One day I stumbled across a movie that had good reviews, but it was labeled the dreaded genre, Independent. Oh whoa to me, I felt like it would be too weird for my mind to grasp. Let me tell you, if you were like me, you are dead wrong about the Independent genre. First, let me give you an overview of the common misconceptions of independent films.