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Posted: November 21, 2013

U-Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker John Sayles

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U-Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker John Sayles
Maverick Filmmaker’s Collection Joins Orson Welles and Robert Altman Archives
 
Perhaps more than any modern filmmaker John Sayles personifies American individualism. From his 1979 directorial debut “Return of the Secaucus 7” to his November 2013 release “Go for Sisters,” he has thrived outside the Hollywood mainstream, using his films to explore such complex, nuanced themes as race, class and gender identity. Sayles is a true iconoclast who sees film as a means to an end and not an end in itself. See all

 

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