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Arts Express: Director Tony Kaye Talks High School Funk In Detachment

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Detachment: UK director Tony Kaye, who shook up the screen with his scathing Oscar nominated dramatic portrait of a charismatic young neo-nazi (Edward Norton) in American History X, returns with Detachment, touching on the horrors of high school burnout that is about much more than homework.

In this conversation with Arts Express, the man once
called 'crazier than I am' by his friend, the late Marlon Brando, mulls the classroom as metaphor for the human condition; why he brought a $275 million dollar lawsuit against Hollywood demanding he receive directing credit for American History X under the name Humpty Dumpty; and what it all has to do, or not, with 'the marketing holocaust.'

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Ferry Tales: What happens in the ladies room stays in the ladies room. Unless you're filmmaker Katja Esson, who essentially descended down a rabbit hole infiltrating the female john on the Staten Island Ferry, for her Academy Award nominated documentary Ferry Tales. And discovered, no only that nobody ever actually goes to the bathroom there, but a place of pure female energy; a secretive addictive safe zone; and a sanctuary for highly therapeutic same sex conversation. Girl Time music by Vikki True. Airing on The Documentary Channel during March, Women's History Month.

**Jeremy Irons narrates the environmental apocalypse with The Majestic Plastic Bag: A Mockumentary.

Prairie Miller is a NY multimedia journalist online, in print and on radio, and on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express. Read more reviews by Prairie Miller. Contact Prairie through NewsBlaze. Read more stories by Prairie Miller.

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