the indie film guide to post-grad life

below are some films that give a sense of what happens after college.

what it’s like after graduation:
Frances Ha (2012), Noah Baumbach
Kicking and Screaming (1995), Noah Baumbach
The New Year (2010), Brett Haley

what it’s like ten years out:
The Comedy (2012), Tim Heidecker
Garden State (2004), Zach Braff
Your Sister’s Sister (2011), Lynn Shelton

what it’s like twenty years out:
Old Joy (2006), Kelly Reichardt
Margot at the Wedding (2007), Noah Baumbach
Greenberg (2010), Noah Baumbach
Step Brothers (2008), Will Ferrell/John C. Reilly