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Sayles talk new perspectives on independent filmmaker John Sayles

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sayles, John, 1950- -- Criticism and interpretation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Diane Carson and Heidi Kenaga.
ContributionsCarson, Diane., Kenaga, Heidi, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.S3 S28 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3400649M
ISBN 100814331556
LC Control Number2005014983

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  Sayles Talk is both an in-depth and wide-ranging tribute to the "father" of independent film. In one volume, readers can find discussions of most of Sayles's films together with a comprehensive introduction to his film practice, an annotated list of existing literature on Sayles, and information on resources for further inquiry into his fiction Author: Diane Carson, Heidi Kenaga. Sayles Talk is both an in-depth and wide-ranging tribute to the "father" of independent film. In one volume, readers can find discussions of most of Sayles’s films together with a comprehensive introduction to his film practice, an annotated list of existing literature on Sayles, and information on resources for further inquiry into his Brand: Wayne State University Press. Sayles Talk: New Perspectives on Independent Filmmaker John Sayles (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series) - Kindle edition by Carson, Diane, Kenaga, Heidi. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sayles Talk: New Perspectives on Independent Filmmaker John Sayles (Contemporary Author: Diane Carson. Join us for a book talk & signing and hear John Sayles discuss his latest book, Yellow Earth.. Yellow Earth - Rich layers of shale oil are discovered under Yellow Earth, North Dakota and the neighboring Three Nations Indian reservation. All hell breaks loose. In Yellow Earth, named after the site of Three Nations reservations on the banks of the Missouri River in North Dakota, Sayles.

Posted by John Sayles Blog West Coast, that’s a wrap! What a whirlwind of a great time we had on both legs of our YELLOW EARTH book tour, and at the American Cinematheque Sayles film series in L.A. Thank you to all who came out to partake in the readings. Sayles Talk pays tribute to an American master with far-ranging concerns. These dozen essays highlight the extent of John Sayles's engagement and innovation and cast new--and welcome- . W hen I said that I was going to interview John Sayles, my friends shouted out their favorite movie titles. Sayles is a movie maker of whom the Washington Post once snarked, “If John Sayles were a ballplayer, they’d call him Lefty—not for his pitching arm but for his politics.”His 18 films so far can obscure Sayles’s literary output, fiction whose propulsive prose tackles similar.   Join us for a book talk with filmmaker and author John Sayles who will discuss his latest book Yellow Earth. In Yellow Earth, the site of Three Nations reservations on the banks of the Missouri River in North Dakota, Sayles introduces us to Harleigh Killdeer, chairman of the Tribal Business Council.

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