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Arts Express: The Art Of John Sayles And Sylvia Plath

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**From The Pen Of John Sayles: A founding father of US independent film, Sayles scrutinized the One Percent in movies like Matewan and Brother From Another Planet long before they were called that. Sayles also discusses his life quest from factory worker to screenwriter/director, and how it has informed his political consciousness in his films; the creative process without spin; and why costumes ended up more important than truth and history in movies today.

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**American Isis: The Life And Art Of Sylvia Plath. NBC Emmy nominated Arts Express reporter Cynthia Parsons McDaniel sheds light on the darkness that filled this revered and tragic poet's life and death by suicide at the age of thirty, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of her passing on 2/11. And probes what all of this may have to do with self-doubt, the weather, motherhood, Lazarus, goddesses, kitchens, and 'the common journey of women to project their own voices.' Plath also reads from her recorded work.

Stay tuned for continuing features of Arts Express: Expression In The Arts. Airing On WBAI Radio's Pacifica National Network and Affiliate Stations, including WPRR Public Reality Radio. And if you'd like to Express yourself too, you can write to:

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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