Spike, Mike, slackers & dykes: a guided tour across a decade of American independent cinema

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Miramax Books/Hyperion, 1995 - Performing Arts - 371 pages
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The day of the independent filmmaker has dawned. In the last decade, through films such as Pulp Fiction, Roger and Me, Slacker, and Clerks, the public has been made acutely aware of the ever-growing presence of this new wave of artist. Pierson, who has seen over 1,000 debut features of this ilk, has hand-picked 20 of them for review in this unprecendented book.

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SPIKE, MIKE, SLACKERS AND DYKES: A Guided Tour Through a Decade of American Cinema

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An insider's nuts-and-bolts dissection of the gritty machinery of independent film financing and distribution. The modern ``indie'' film movement was born in 1984 with Jim Jarmusch's Stranger Than ... Read full review

Spike, Mike, slackers & dykes: a guided tour across a decade of American independent cinema

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Pierson's name may not be a household one, but the filmmakers he's been associated with--Spike Lee, Michael Moore, Jim Jarmusch--are well known to fans of independent films. Pierson has been friend ... Read full review

Contents

Stranger Than Fiction
1
Dialogue Starting Point
21
Dialogue Paradise
31
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About the author (1995)

Pierson has been in volved in the independent film scene for 25 years. He operates Grainy Pictures, Inc.

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