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Sun, Jul 12, 2020

Yellow Earth

Beginning with RETURN OF THE SECAUCUS 7 (1980), the films of John Sayles have been integral to the development of Independent Film in the United States. A screenwriter “for hire” for Hollywood, Sayles is also a writer of fiction and an occasional actor. To date he has directed 17 feature films.

In Yellow Earth, John Sayles introduces an epic cast of characters, weaving together narratives of competing agendas and worldviews with lyrical dexterity, insight, and wit. When rich layers of shale oil are discovered beneath the town of Yellow Earth, all hell breaks loose. Locals, oil workers, service workers, politicians, law enforcement, and get-rich-quick opportunists - along with an earnest wildlife biologist - commingle and collide as the population of the town triples overnight.

RSVP here for the online discussion with author John Sayles.

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Online reading and discussion with author John Sayles at 5:00 PM PDT on Sunday, July 12th.
To view the online discussion, you will need to have the Zoom video application installed on your computer beforehand. It can be downloaded at https://zoom.us/ You will receive a Zoom link the day of the online discussion. If you have any issue connecting to our Q&A, please email virtual@americancinematheque.com and we will do our best to assist you.
Aero Theatre • Sun, Jul 12, 2020 • 5:00pm

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